News - 25/07 - 11:35

Top entertainment in Tour Voile 2018

After a gruelling seven-leg excursion comprising 14 race days and stretching from Dunkirk in the north of France to the Cote d’Azur in the south, Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan were crowned champions of the 2018 Tour Voile. Vying for the leadership of the classification for the duration of the Tour, Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan and Beijaflore entered...

News - 22/07 - 19:19

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018

The Tour Voile is renowned as a mental and physical tour-de-force and this 41st edition was no exception. After 14 race days and thousands of kilometres clocked up in land-based moves from Dunkerque to Nice via stops in several of France’s iconic sailing destinations, 10 boats were admitted to the Super Final where double points were up for grabs. Several...

News - 22/07 - 11:15

All eyes on Nice

Racing will start at 11.30 for the Bronze fleet, competing for 19th-26th place, and the Silver fleet fighting for 11th-18th place, and then the main show will commence. A single race will decide the fates of the top 10 boats who have qualified in the Gold fleet. While third place is mathematically assured for Team Reseau Ixio, the battles for the positions above...

News - 21/07 - 19:54

Down to the wire in Nice

Meanwhile a win from Team Reseau Ixio today wraps up victory for them in the youth classification, where they can no longer be caught, and also mathematically assures them third place in the general rankings. Third place today for Dunkerque Voile, one...

News - 21/07 - 10:41

Final Act – All to play for in Nice

And so the 26 teams are installed on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, ready to hit the water in the final fight for a place in tomorrow’s Super Final. At the conclusion of today’s racing the crews will be divided into three groups, with the top ten of the general classification securing their golden tickets for the final showdown – where...

News - 20/07 - 19:03

Hyères today, gone tomorrow

Over the years it has been proven that anything can happen on this tour and teams cannot afford to take their eyes off the prize even for a split second. Leaders Lorina Limonade will be assessing this evening how they managed their poorest showing yet in a Nautical Stadium final as they placed seventh out of eight boats. They retain the Tour leader’s blue...

News - 20/07 - 11:05

Nice air in Hyères

On this third-from-last day of the Tour Voile 2018, which set off from Dunkirk on 6 July, the teams will be competing in the Nautical Stadium format where they are divided into two groups and battle over three qualifying races for one of the eight places in the day’s final.

Although positions have changed little at the very top...

News - 19/07 - 18:53

Lorina Limonade on top form in Hyères

The final Coastal Raid of the tour, which will return to the Nautical Stadium racing format from tomorrow and through Sunday’s Super Final, saw overall leaders Lorina Limonade – Golfe du Morbihan take their fourth win of the tour (in 12 races held) and extend their lead over second-placed Beijaflore from six to nine points. Team Reseau Ixio maintain...

News - 19/07 - 12:33

Here’s Hyères!

The teams have arrived in Hyères and the regatta village has been set up on L’Ayguade beach, facing the “golden isles” of Porquerolles, Port Cros and Le Levant. An iconic destination on the French Riviera and in French sailing, Hyères played host to the World Cup Series earlier this year and is welcoming the Tour Voile for the...

News - 18/07 - 18:27

Gruissan reserves more surprises

Team #SailingArabia - with Stevie Morrison, Mathieu Richard and Abdul Rahman on board - claimed their first victory of the Tour Voile 2018 in today’s Nautical Stadium leg in Gruissan. Concluding the fifth act of the tour in fine style the winners, powered by Oman Sail, were followed across the line by Team France Jeune who also...

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