The third short-handed racing season for the British Artemis Offshore Academy will see three Figaro's racing solo in France on the Classe FIgaro circuit, while two Figaro's race double-handed in the UK, and the Mini races both in UK and French waters.

The 44th editon of the Solitaire du Figaro will start in Bordeaux (FRA) on the 2nd June 2013, before running 1938nm to Porto (POR), Gijón (ESP), Roscoff (FRA) and to the finish in Dieppe (FRA).

A total of 84 solitary Mini skippers are expected for the start of the 4020nm race from Douarnenez, France, to  Pointé à Pitre, Guadeloupe, on October 13th 2013 at 13:00 CET.

Covering 608nm, the 2013 Fastnet will start from Cowes, UK on Sunday 11th August.