The first race of the French solo offshore sailing National Championship went to Le Havre native Charlie Dalin on MACIF 2015Read the full article
The Cowes-based Artemis Offshore Academy today confirmed that Harris, alongside fellow Academy hopefuls Hugh Brayshaw and Mary Rook, will take his place on the startline of the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro – the multi-stage unofficial world championship of solo offshore racing – next month.
The first race of the french national solo offshore championship kept all it's promises as the favourites battled in both of Monday's races. Although in the end Charlie Dalin (MACIF) would win both, with Alan Roberts (Alan Roberts Racing) finishing 3rd of the first race.
British Figaro racer Alan Roberts secured third place, his third top-10 finish of 2016 on Saturday ahead of the Solitaire Bompard Le Figaro in June.
The Artemis Offshore Academy sailors Will Harris, Mary Rook, Hugh Brayshaw, Alan Roberts, Andrew Baker and Robin Elsey today set sail on the Solo Normandie 2016.