News - 23/07 - 14:38

Tour Voile 2019 delivers from start to finish

The 42nd edition of the Tour hosted a thrilling fight to the finish between Team Beijaflore and Cheminées Poujoulat which was decided in the last few seconds of a nail biting Super Final in Nice. Beijaflore ultimately came out on top but the duel between the two - along with the many other battles that unfolded across the General, Youth, Amateur and Mixed ranking over...

News - 21/07 - 19:14

Team Beijaflore Tour Voile Champions 2019

From third place in 2017 to second in 2018 and finally victorious in 2019, Beijaflore’s Valentin Bellet of La Rochelle never lost faith in this hard-won victory: “It wasn’t easy at all, I think we were second to last at a few points. But we stayed positive and kept going after the result that would give us the win. There are some really good teams at the top...

News - 21/07 - 13:37

Crunch Time!

Outside of the Top 10 boats who have qualified for the Super Final, the remainder of the fleet will decide their definitive placings in final races for the Silver (places 11 to 17) and Bronze (places 18 to 23) groups.

In addition to the General Classification teams have also been competing for separate Youth, Amateur...

News - 20/07 - 19:42

Fighting to the Finish in Nice

Five points now separate the top two boats, meaning that Cheminées Poujoulat, skippered by Robin Follin, needs to finish ahead tomorrow and put two boats between themselves and Beijaflore to guarantee victory. Team Beijaflore, on the contrary, needs to ensure that doesn’t happen to ensure their name is added to the list of Tour Voile winners. Behind them in the classification...

The Mag

Doing it for themselves

Four teams from the Tour Voile 2019 are competing in the Amateur Ranking, and a close match has developed between CER – Ville de Genève (Victor Casas/Laurane Mettraux) and Gregory Lemarchal Les Sables d'Olonne (Emeric Dary) with each putting in more than one top-five performance. Heading into the final two days of competition in fact, both find themselves in the...

News - 20/07 - 11:18

Tour de Force

The Tour Voile alighted this morning in Nice for two days of Nautical Stadium Racing that will decide the fates of the 23 teams participating in this 17-day tour de force. Today is in fact the last day of competition before the Top 10 boats in the General Classification face the Super Final, where double points are on offer. Team Beijaflore, leaders of the general ranking, will...

News - 19/07 - 18:59

Cheminées Poujoulat burns bright in Hyères

The top four spots in the General Classification will ultimately be decided over the weekend in Act 7 in Nice. Tomorrow brings a day of Nautical Stadium racing where teams will be grappling for those last few points that could make the difference in order to gain a place in the Top 10 and a golden ticket to the Super Final on Sunday – where double points are up for grabs....

News - 19/07 - 11:30

Eyes on the prize

Behind them Réseau Ixio – Toulon Provence Méditerranée and the young pretenders of Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola contend third place and, in an interesting development, the two professional teams from the Sail Oman programme are now sitting on equal points in fifth and sixth place. If Stevie Morisson’s Renaissance Services qualify for the final...

News - 18/07 - 19:13

Fresh success for Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola in Hyères

The top four teams of the day are also the top four in the General Classification who have been battling it out for the past two weeks with their sights firmly fixed on the final prize. Golfe du Morbihan Breizh Cola, in fourth place overall, inches ever closer to the podium with today’s win. Team Beijaflore’s third place leaves them still sitting 10 points clear at...

News - 18/07 - 12:07

Hyères we go again!

The fifth and final Coastal Raid of the Tour Voile 2019 is set to kick off at 12.30 with the race course located, for the 11th time in the history of the event, in the bay of Hyères. Sunshine and blue skies prevail, of course, in this renowned Mediterranean seaside resort, but winds are set to be light and fairly shifty with the possibility of the 40-mile course being...

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