Programme

Let's meet for the 11th édition of the Defi Azimut - Lorient Agglomeration from 14th to the 19th September 2021 !

 

Program subject to sanitary conditions to date

The organisation and the media are based at the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly where briefings, events and round tables are also held.

Tuesday 14th September

11.00 AM : Safety briefing (RIB pilotes as well)
02.00 PM : "Boat Building Innovation Workshop" organized by The Ocean Race in partnership with Eurolarge and the IMOCA Class, at the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly with an invitation and on digital (more info on theoceanrace.com)
06.00 PM : Opening event (invitation)

Wednesday 15th September

RUNS AZIMUT - CHRONO EN EQUIPAGE

10.00 AM : Pre-race briefing, open to the press (route, weather forecast, Surlo application)
11.00 AM : Media opportunities with skippers at the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly
02.00 PM : Dock-out of the IMOCA fleet
03.30 PM : Warning signal from the Race Committee - 2 to 4 runs per team
06.30 PM : Return to shore - Dock-in at Lorient La Base
07.00 PM : Prize giving for the speed runs at the Harbour Office

Thursday 16th September

48H AZIMUT

The race will be double-handed with an On Board Reporter

10.00 AM : Departure briefing and weather forecast.
10.30 AM : Media opportunities with skippers
12.30 PM : Dock-out of the IMOCA fleet
03.00 PM : Start of the 48hours race
06.00 PM : "Azimut Live" with the fleet

Friday 17th September

10.00 AM : "Azimut Live" with the fleet
10.30 AM - 12.30 PM : Conference « Futur design des bateaux de course au large » avec Quentin Lucet (VPLP), David de Prémorel (Finot-Conq), Antoine Koch, Renaud Banuls, David Raison, Hervé Penformis (Guillaume Verdier Architecture), René Boulaire... (auditorium Cité de la Voile)
01.45 - 05.30 PM : Conference « Matériaux composites pour des structures navales haute performance » (auditorium Cité de la Voile)
06.00 PM : "Azimut Live" with the fleet

Saturday 18th September

10.00 AM : "Azimut Live" with the fleet
10.00 AM - 04.00 PM : Boats arrivals
09.30 AM - 12.00 PM : Conference in La Cite de la Voile : « Des reconversions à l’avenir des bases du XXIème siècle, quelle place pour le patrimoine ? » with the Université de Bretagne Sud UMR CNRS TEMOS and the Direction du Patrimoine de la Ville de Lorient (Auditorium de la Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly).
07.30 PM : Azimut IMOCA evening (invitation)

Sunday 19th September

TOUR DE GROIX AZIMUT

11.00 AM : Dock-out of the IMOCA fleet
01.00 PM : Start of Tour de Groix Race
05.00 PM: Prize giving for the Défi Azimut / CNL (Quai de la Base de Lorient)
06.30 PM : Free outdoor concert, Rodolphe Burger & Sofiane Saidi, Cité de la Voile.