26th May 2015
The Bank Holiday weekend marked a spectacular opening to the 46th edition of the Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire in Bordeaux.
11th May 2015
Cold, wet, frustrating, tiring and insane were just some of the words the Artemis Offshore Academy squad used to describe the Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten.
7th May 2015
At 1408 BST on Thursday 7th May, the Artemis Offshore Academy’s eight British Figaro skippers set off on the 330nm Solo Concarneau Trophée Guy Cotten.
27th Apr 2015
The Artemis Offshore Academy is pleased to confirm all three of its British Rookies have been selected to compete in the 2015 Solitaire du Figaro – Eric Bompard Cachemire.
20th Apr 2015
The Solo Maître Coq starts today (Monday 20th April) in Les Sables d’Olonne for the Artemis Offshore Academy sailors. Now in its fifth year, the race is back and is even bigger and better, offering a week of fierce Figaro competition in the iconic home of the Vendée Globe.
17th Apr 2015
This year the race is even bigger and better...
30th Mar 2015
It’s hard to know what’s more intense - sailing a 24 hour race through rough seas, huge tide and gusting winds against some of the best solo sailors in the world, or having your faced glued to a computer screen for 24 hours, tracking the progress of the Artemis Offshore Academy’s Figaro fleet during their first race of the season.
27th Mar 2015
Despite early sunshine in Granville, it was a grey start to the 188 mile Solo Basse Normandie (Friday 27th March) with fine drizzle reducing visibility and just seven knots of wind on the start line for 24 competitors to play with. However, the gloom was soon pierced by the beaming white smile of Artemis Offshore Academy Rookie Rob Bunce (Artemis 37), as he started his competitive solo Figaro career in contention with Vendée Globe winner Alain Gautier (Generali) in the top three.
26th Mar 2015
Bathing in sunshine, to soaked through with rain. Course change.
24th Mar 2015
And they’re off…nearly. Just three days now stand between Artemis Offshore Academy Rookies Rob Bunce (Artemis 37), Robin Elsey (Artemis 43) and Andrew Baker (Artemis 23) and the first race of their solo offshore careers