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9.19.21

The Défi Azimut 48-Hours – a proper contest and a worthy winner

You could hardly hope for a more dramatic race packed into less than two days at sea than we saw in …

9.19.21

VOTE for your best vidéo

As every year, the IMOCA duos were accompanied during the 48H AZIMUT by a third crew member: a media…

9.19.21

What's your favourite photo?

This edition of the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération has once again produced some superb images, pa…

9.18.21

LinkedOut completes the podium of the 48H AZIMUT

At 9:13:09 am, Thomas Ruyant and Morgan Lagravière completed the podium of the Défi Azimut - Lorient…

9.18.21

11th Hour Racing Team - ALAKA'I, second of the 48H AZIMUT, after a superb recovery

At 8:56:02, Justine Mettraux and Simon Fisher crossed the finish line of the 48H AZIMUT in second pl…

9.18.21

APIVIA, winner of the 48h AZIMUT

This morning, at 06h 56min 02s, Charlie Dalin and Paul Meilhat crossed the finish line of the 48H AZ…

9.17.21

Bad luck episode on board Fortinet-Best Western

Story from Andre Carmo, On Board Reporter with Romain Attanasio and Sébastien Marsset.

9.17.21

An action-packed first half of the Défi Azimut 48-Hours

The first 24 hours of the two-handed Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération two-day classic has seen acti…

9.17.21

11th Hour Racing Team-Mālama retires

Following a technical issue overnight in the Défi Azimut 48 hour race, 11th Hour Racing Team - Mālam…

9.17.21

Damage on board Groupe SÉTIN-4MyPlanet

At 2:56 am, Manu Cousin and Alexia Barrier warned the race management that the starboard daggerboard…

9.16.21

The first pictures from the sea

Less than five hours after the start, the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération server is already heatin…

9.16.21

The Defi Azimut 48-Hours: A tough test for double-handed crews with little time for rest

The double-handed 48-Hour Race is always the centre-piece of the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération a…

9.15.21

Dalin wants to win – even the speed runs at the Défi Azimut

Immediately after APIVIA had finished her third and final speed run off Lorient at the Défi Azimut, …

9.15.21

Beyou: we can’t sail this time but we still love this event

Jérémie Beyou is the defending Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomération 48-hour race champion, who won the …

9.14.21

Communication: An exceptional programme

To allow you to experience the race from the inside, the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomeration has beefe…

9.14.21

Lorient is ready to celebrate the IMOCA Class at its unique showcase regatta

The centre of the solo and short-handed offshore racing world is most definitely La Base marina on t…

9.13.21

Favourable Winds for Companies in Bretagne Sailing Valley®, Gearing Up for New Challenges!

From 14th to 19th September, the Défi Azimut-Lorient Agglomeration will see IMOCA skippers come toge…

9.9.21

The skinny on an exceptional line-up

With less than a week to go, the organising company Azimut is putting the finishing touches to the m…

8.2.21

Sailing, a brilliant regional catalyst

Défi Azimut is the perfect annual platform for shining a spotlight on offshore racing in Lorient on …

7.25.21

The Defi Azimut in the starting blocks!

The countdown has started until the launch of the 11th Défi Azimut on September 14th with a dream li…