07 December 2015

The Transat 2016, Classic Solo Race, Plymouth-NYC, Preview Videos

The 2016 edition of The Transat: a 3,000-mile solo transatlantic classic from Plymouth in the UK to New York City. Many of the top names in world professional solo ocean racing will be participating. Releasing details of the latest entries on the opening day of the Paris Boat Show, race owner and organiser OC Sport, revealed that 15 skippers have now entered the four-yearly race that sets sail from Plymouth on May 2nd, 2016. 

The Transat is back! For the first time in eight years this iconic race is back and in a big way with some of the biggest names in sailing taking part, including French legend Loïck Peyron onboard Eric Tabarly's Pen Duick II...Published on Dec 4, 2015

An interview with French sailing Legend Loïck Peyron at the Paris Boat Show 2015 (Salon Nautique) as he announces he will participate in the 2016 edition of The Transat onboard Eric Tabarly's Pen Duick II. Published on Dec 4, 2015

One man, one boat, the Ocean: The Transat is the Mother of all single-handed ocean races; the original contest that pits one sailor and one boat against the sea. This race launched professional offshore sailing as we now know it. Upwind, into the ice & fog - The Transat is still considered as one of the hardest of all ocean races. (Published on Feb 11, 2015)

more info: http://www.thetransat.com/

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