the crazy challenge of Romain Pilliard and Alex Pella

The two sailors cast off with a double objective: to be the first to complete the formidable round the world trip from east to west on a multihull and to raise public awareness of the circular economy. Only a handful of courageous people took on this immense challenge. And they are even less to have … Read more

Loïck Peyron-Laurent Bourgnon, celebrity naval battle

THE BEST ENEMIES IN SPORT (4/8) – The two sailors dominated the multihull debates at the end of the 1990s and ended up collapsing. The elder one remembers. «Rather than Peyron-Bourgnon, you could have chosen Tabarly-Colas for your “best enemies” series. They were opposed a lot in the newspapers and they suffered a lot. We, … Read more

Ten brilliant fiascos of French sport according to the “Fédé de la lose”

THE SELECTION – Posterity in sport does not retain only victories, and French athletes have a track record rich in many disappointments. Barcelona’s comeback against PSG (2017) “A must. This 6-1 defeat in 8is final return of the Champions League after a 4-0 victory for PSG who feels invincible. We all feel that the game … Read more

How Decathlon is also innovating for ocean racing

SPORT / ECONOMY – In its new research and innovation center in La Rochelle, the French brand imagines the sea clothing of tomorrow in collaboration with Yannick Bestaven. She has just been elected, for the 3e consecutive year, company “most admired”Of the French in a survey carried out by Ifop. Praised in particular for its … Read more

Achille Nebout, another ambitious sailor from the South

PORTRAIT – Two years after his first Transat Jacques Vabre, the sailor from Montpellier, close to Kito de Pavant, finished fifth in the last edition in Class40. Mediterranean sailing is doing well. Two months after the victory of the Marseillais Pierre Quiroga in the Solitaire du Figaro, the Montpellier Achille Nebout took a nice fifth … Read more

An energized and bitter-tasting arrival for the sailors of the Transat Jacques Vabre

The serious events that shake Martinique are not without consequences for the famous sailing race. In Fort-de-France Since the 16the floor of the Lumina Tower, where the race HQ of the Transat Jacques Vabre is installed, the view is breathtaking over the majestic Baie des Flamands. Since Tuesday and the arrival of the first boats … Read more