The 2023 edition of this Défi Azimut - Lorient Agglomération heralds a turning point for the multi-f…
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After sailing a masterful race, Jérémie Beyou and Franck Cammas crossed the finish line of the Défi …
Three retirements including one dismasting, four leaders grouped within 5 miles and an almighty batt…
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Breeze, heavy seas, beating, reaching and running… Some bracing and varied conditions await the 34 c…
All systems go for the Défi Azimut - Lorient Agglomération 2023!
The Défi Azimut is an atypical event in the offshore race world. It’s the meeting between the IMOCA class which gathers together the skippers of the Vendée Globe and the Lorient-based company Azimut. It also aims to combine performance, innovation and strategy.
RUNS – Crew Time
Off the Pointe du Talud
Wednesday 11 September 2024
The Runs are pure timed speed races.
The start will be given between the Island of Groix and the Pointe du Talud.
48H Azimut, single-handed
Depart Lorient La Base
Thursday 12 September to Saturday 14 September 2024
This is the Défi Azimut’s flagship event: one 48-hour sea passage, one skipper and one OBR (on-board reporter)
in the run-up to the Vendée Globe.
The boats will complete a looped circuit in the Atlantic Ocean and you’ll be able to track
their progress via the online cartography.
Chrono Tour de Groix – Crew
On Sunday 15th September 2024.