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Programme 2019 - 2023



From Rhum to water, episode 3 : Rebirth
From Rhum to water, episode 2 : understanding
From Rhum to water, episode 1: the facts
A tandem at the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

News from Programme 2019 - 2023

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Second in the ArMen Race Uship

Patience was a prerequisite in reaching the end of the 220-mile course for the 2019 edition of the ArMen Race Uship. Dominated by conditions associated with a high pressure system, the race was played out in slow motion even for the three competing Ultimes. At the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, Charles Caudrelier and Franck Cammas were setting sail on their very first race since they joined the five-arrow team. No matter the weather then, it was a chance for discovery and every session out...

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30 May

The ArMen Race Uship by way of an introduction

Relaunched just a week ago after a six-month reconstruction, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild is setting sail this Thursday at 16:30 hours local time on the ArMen Race Uship. This multi-class race, which groups together both professionals and amateurs at the start in La Trinité sur Mer and the Baie de Quiberon, is the first official showdown of 2019 for the flying maxi-trimaran. True to form, her two skippers have opted to get straight to the heart of the matter and utilise the 200-nautical mile coastal...

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29 May
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via a three-part mini series created by the PolaRYSE teams, Gitana Team reviews the timing of events, which led to the damage and subsequent retirement of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, as well as the ensuing months.

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23 May
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Time to take the plunge

There's no doubt about it, the large offshore multihull season is up and running! Following on from Actual Leader last week, Macif yesterday, this morning it was the turn of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild to return to the ocean this Thursday 23 May at her Lorient base. After a six-month refit, devoted to the repair of the starboard bow section lost during the Route du Rhum, together with the optimisation of the giant 32-metre platform, the team was keen to rediscover the latest addition to the Gitana...

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25 April
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Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier at the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild

Within the Gitana racing stable, the winter refit is on the final straight. In fact, in a little less than a month, the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild will leave her shed in Lorient and head over to the pontoons that make up the Base. Once there, she will be equipped with a brand new starboard bow and, most significantly, we'll get the chance to discover her new skipper. Following the end of its collaboration with Sébastien Josse, which began some eight years ago, 2019 will see the five-arrow team opening...

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