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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez Challenge Day

September 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - Challenge Day Summary, looking back at the history of the race. ... read full story

H2X Catamaran Blue Coast 95 launched

September 30, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The fourth biggest sailing catamaran in the world, Blue Coast 95' from the French shipyard H2X was launched yesterday. ... read full story

Charles Hedrich and Simon Chalk will not race the VELUX 5 OCEANS

September 29, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Velux 5 Oceans announced today, that Charles Hedrich and Simon Chalk will not longer be racing the Ultimate Solo Challenge. ... read full story

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez France: Day 1

September 28, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez France, the grande finale of the yachting season began today. Nearly 300 yachts filled the Vieux Port and nearby marinas for the weeklong Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. Spectacular fall weather conditions, a brisk mistral from the north with clear blue skies, prevailed. ... read full story

Successful end to the 2010 Grand Pavois Boat Show

September 21, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

The 2010 Grand Pavois Boat Show closed it's doors yesterday with a 3% increase in the number of visitors. ... read full story

ACA Marine launches new facility in France

September 21, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

ACA Marine launches their new facility located on the west coast of France. The new yard is easily accessible for the whole of Europe. ... read full story

Velux 5 Ocean: Countdown to race start in La Rochelle

September 20, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

In one month, the international line up of ocean racers will set sail from France on an epic 30,000-mile adventure alone – the VELUX 5 OCEANS solo round the world yacht race. This starting gun of the 2010/11 VELUX 5 OCEANS will be heard ringing out across La Rochelle at 4 PM on October 17. ... read full story

Velux 5 Oceans featured in movie premiere with Zac Efron

September 17, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

Thousands of people gathered in London’s famous Leicester Square for the UK premiere of The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud, a romantic drama in which Charlie (played by Hollywood star Zac Efron) falls in love with young solo sailor Tess Carroll (Amanda Crew) just days before she is due to leave for a round the world yacht race. Producers chose to base the race on the VELUX 5 OCEANS because of its reputation as one of the toughest challenges known to man. ... read full story

Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show: Signs of market recovery for Yachting industry.

September 16, 2010

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Cannes Show, a genuine barometer of the coming trends, has opened the season with signs of recovery. The 33rd Cannes International Boat and Yacht Show had over 400 exhibitors from 34 countries and 500 boats displayed in water, 87% of which come from abroad. ... read full story

VELUX 5 OCEANS to collaborate with PredictWind

September 03, 2010

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Velux 5 Oceans has signed an agreement with PredictWind to ensure the most accurate weather information available to skippers and race management during the race. ... read full story

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