Fleet on the home straight to La Rochelle

10:55 - 5th July 2016 | News

After a long 24 hours battling light and tricky winds around the BXA mark at the most southerly point of the course, the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro fleet are finally on the home straight towards La Rochelle. 

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Artemis 23 arrives in La Rochelle

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Early on Tuesday the 5th of July, Artemis 23 arrives in La Rochelle. Hugh Brayshaw was forced to retire from Leg 3 hours after the start after his forestay gave way. After a nocturnal repair, Jack Grundy hopped on board and helped Brayshaw getting the boat down in time for Leg 4.

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Start of Leg 3

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On Saturday July 2nd at 19:00, 39 boats headed out for Leg 3 between Paimpol and La Rochelle.

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They said before the start of Leg 3

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Read here what our British sailors had to say about their physical and mental state, as well as their input on the leg that started yesterday.

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Brayshaw aiming to beat the fleet to La Rochelle ready for Leg 4

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“I’d been blasting along upwind for about 10 to 15 minutes and everything was going ok. I was making small gains on the boats and settling in for a long night of upwind sailing. Suddenly I heard a huge bang and could see my forestay had gone."

10:57 - 2nd July 2016 | News

Course of Leg 3

13:10 - 1st July 2016 | Video

Andrew Baker about falling overboard

20:38 - 29th June 2016 | News

They said after Leg 2

17:54 - 29th June 2016 | Images

Arrival in Lezardrieux and Prize Giving for Leg 2