Sailing Races – Experiencing Sailing at The Route du Rhum Race with Sam Davies

France’s most prestigious race – The Route du Rhum is one of the most coveted races for any sailing enthusiast around the world. Fundraiser Samantha Davies is a Britain born professional sailing skipper who now lives in Tregunc. Her experience sailing at the Route du Rhum race amongst a host of 124 boats, was an experience of a lifetime. Corresponding with the sailing race’s 40th anniversary, Samantha’s sailing experience was to support the charity closest to her heart. The charitable organization that she represented was the Initiatives-Coeur. The Initiatives-Coeur is…

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The Hyeres World Cup Racing – The French Sailors Sail with Gold

The International Olympic Committee has officially recognized the Hyers World Cup series as a World Sailing governing body. The event attracts sailors from around the world for the world-class event to test their abilities and task the teams. In February 2018, the world cup series officially saw sailors from around the world come in to participate in the six-day event. The wind conditions on all the days were fantastic, and the French took the gold medals with them. While hope remains for a different nation to bag a coin, the…

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Staying at The Top When It Comes to Offshore Sailing – French Sailing

Offshore sailing is way different than sailing in general. When floating offshore, sailors are tested for their skill and endurance because they don’t get to see or experience dry land for several days at a time. This arduous task of sailing offshore on competitions is a mission for the experienced sailor and for amateurs not to attempt. Several counties participate in offshore sailing races and hope to get the winning gold prize. However, the French have firmly stayed at the top position in offshore races for a long time. When…

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