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To note in the 48H Azimut

Each the undisputed winners in their category, Charlie Dalin and Charlie Enright certainly made thei…


Finish newsflash: 11th Hour Racing Team wins the 48h Azimut - The Ocean Race

11th Hour Racing Team skippered by Charlie Enright wins the 48h Azimut The Ocean Race


Biotherm retires from the 48h Azimut The Ocean Race and heads to Port-la-Forêt

At 10:00 hours this morning, the crew on Biotherm skippered by Paul Meilhat reported their retiremen…


Charlie Dalin “we’ve found the keys to going even faster”

A bouquet of flowers in his hand and a bottle of champagne in the other, it was a calm yet beaming C…


48h Azimut solo podium!

Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut) and Jérémie Beyou (Charal) complete the 48h Azimut solo podium


Charlie Dalin (APIVIA), winner of the '48 Heures Azimut' Solo ranking

It was at 06:48 hours that Charlie Dalin took line honours on Apivia. He completed the 505-mile stra…


Wrestling foilers!

Tonight sees the two ‘Charlies’ still heading each group. American skipper Charlie Enright and his c…

The Défi Azimut - Lorient Agglomération

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.

The events

RUNS – Crew Time
Off the Pointe du Talud
Wednesday 14 September

The Runs are pure timed speed races. The start will be given between the Island of Groix and the Pointe du Talud.

48H Azimut, in solo and crewed format

Depart Lorient La Base
Thursday 15 September to Saturday 17 September

This is the Défi Azimut’s flagship event: one 48-hour sea passage, one skipper and one OBR (on-board reporter) for the solo event, in the run-up to the Route du Rhum, and a crew accompanied by an OBR for the event that counts towards The Ocean Race, which will set sail on 15 January 2023.

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
Island of Groix – Sunday 18 September

Nearby the beautiful Island of Groix, the crews will compete in order to beat the record held by Vincent Riou (PRB) who completed the tour in 1h 08 min 10 sec in 2015.

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