After 5 years on the Class40 Championship, Maxime Sorel, a skipper from Cancale made his début this year in the IMOCA class. His 60-foot monohull V and B - Mayenne was launched in early 2019. Since then, Maxime has sailed the miles in his qualification process for the Vendée Globe 2020-21. The IMOCA V and B - Mayenne hasn’t foils like recent constructions.
For his first participation in the Défi Azimut, Maxime Sorel will sail with Guillaume Le Brec, his co-skipper on the next Transat Jacques Vabre.
2019: Bermuda 1000 Race - 5th
2018: Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe - Withdrawal
2018: Grand Prix Guyader - 10th
2017: Transat Jacques Vabre - 1st Class 40
2017: Rolex Fasnet Race - 1st in Class40
2017: Guyader Grand Prix - 3rd Class40
2016: Normandy Channel Race - 3rd Class 40
2016: Transat Quebec/Saint-Malo - 18th Class40
2015: Transat Jacques Vabre 2015 - 2nd Class 40
2014: Route du rhum destination Guadeloupe - 1st Vintage Class40 and 23rd overall
2014: Guyader Trophy - 1st Vintage Class40 and 8th overall
2014: Vintage Class40 World Champion