They said after Leg 2

20:38 - 29th June 2016 | News

Here are the quotes from the British sailors after they arrived in Lezardrieux for the end of Leg 2

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 mg 9605-2 16:56 - 29th June 2016 | News

Robin Elsey sustains damage to Figaro Artemis 43 after collision with a rock

Artemis waves

Arriving in Paimpol after Leg 2 of the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro today, the Artemis Offshore Academy shore team got straight to work on Robin Elsey’s Figaro Artemis 43 following a collision between the boat and a rock in the Chanel du Four – a notoriously tidal passage on the north western coast of France. 

 mg 9428 (2) 14:30 - 29th June 2016 | News

Matson is top Brit in 12th and Harris takes the Rookie lead after Leg 2

Artemis waves

Crossing the Leg 2 finish line in Paimpol today, Chatham skipper Sam Matson was the first Brit home in 12th, while Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro first timer Will Harris aboard Artemis 77 finished 16th to take the coveted Rookie division lead.

 mg 9278 copy 2 08:57 - 29th June 2016 | News

Matson top Brit and Harris on course for top Rookie in Leg 2

Artemis waves

As the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro fleet approach the end of Leg 2 from Cowes to Paimpol, Sam Matson aboard Chatham and Will Harris racing Artemis 77 are holding top British positions.

 mg 9324 copy 17:31 - 28th June 2016 | News

Harris leads all rookies while Matson is first Brit

Artemis waves

After more than 48 hours at sea, Sam Matson (Chatham) is still the first British sailor in the 39-boat fleet. He passed the Suzuki Line 11th overall, overtaken at the last minute by defending French solo offshore sailing champion Xavier Macaire (Chemins d'Océans).

18:25 - 26th June 2016 | News

Roberts leaves Cowes almost in a blaze of glory

19:35 - 25th June 2016 | News

Leg two from Cowes to Paimpol

06:59 - 19th June 2016 | News


15:38 - 17th June 2016 | News

Au revoir Deauville, Bonjour Cowes

09:01 - 12th June 2016 | News

Alan Roberts wins the Bompard prologue