The 'Transat Jacques Vabre' returns to Nautical Channel. Follow the multihulls and monohulls from the start at Le Havre to their arrival to Martinique. Inspired by the historic coffee trade routes between Europe and the New World, this race takes its competitors on a non-stop double-handed competition from France to Martinique.
For a shot at victory sailors will have to remain vigilant in this extreme test of endurance and maritime skill. The Transat Jacques Vabre finds the way to maintain a world class sailing competition as participants will have to live together under excruciating conditions for the duration of the journey. In this edition, the four different classes will be parting ways at Cape Verde, Fernando de Noronha and Trindade e Martim Vaz and will compete in the 4.600, 5.800 and 7.500 nm formats.
Working together in the harshest and toughest conditions, the Transat Jacques Vabre is definitely not for the faint of heart. Follow the journey of the crew of the multihulls and monohullsas they battle against the dangers of the Atlantic Ocean.
In the 2013 edition of the The 'Transat Jacques Vabre' the multihulls and monohulls start at Le Havre and are set to arrive to Itajai in Brazil. For even a shot at victory in this extreme test of endurance and maritime skill, each team must find a way to maintain a world class sailing performance all while living together under excruciating conditions.
Watch the departure and start of the Transat Jacques Vabre 2013, available on Nautical Channel.
The multihulls and monohulls are competing to the extreme in order to arrive in first place at Itajai in Brazil. After the non-stop 5,450 nautical mile course from France to Brazil, the skippers see the bright light ahead and rush towards Brazilian shores. What team will be the ultimate winner of this year's edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre?
Find out on the 2013 edition of this transatlantic ocean competition.
The 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre is here! Injecting a fresh change, sailors are bound for Martinique and will explore for the first time the West Indies. Be part of the best moments of one of the most demanding transatlantic crossings that promises to be a sensational show as four different boat classes will be giving their all in unpredictable Atlantic waters.
Sailors have already been in the water for a couple of days and tiredness is evident on their faces. Even if they compete in pairs, effort is constant and they have to be extremely tactical and careful with the strategic decisions they take on their route. Will Apivia win again in the extremely competitive IMOCA class?
Let's find out what has happened this week in the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre.
The final moments of this year's edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre is almost here! All classes are making their way to Martinique, and the Ultimes after their 7,500 nm journey are eager to set land on foot. All classes have been extremely competitive and there is still no clear victor this season. What will the outcome be like?
Let's find out on the third and final episode of the 15th Transat Jacques Vabre.