Initiatives-coeur

Initiatives-Coeur

Boat specifications:

Class:
Sail number: FRA 109
Length: 18,28 m
Beam: 5,95 m
Draught: 4,5 m
Home port: Lorient
Designer: Bruce Farr
Yard: CDK
Materials: Carbon nomex
Year of launch: 2006
Displacement: 8,1 tonnes
Ballast weight:
Type of rig: Sloop
Daggerboard:
Type of keel:
Ballast tanks:
Upwind sail surface: 300 m2
Downwind sail surface: 600 m2
Source of onboard energy: Hydrogeneators

Skippers

  • Tanguy de Lamotte

    Tanguy de Lamotte

    Portrait

    Place of residence: Lorient (56)
    Place of birth: Versailles (78)
    Date of birth: 6/05/1978
    Nationality: French
    Marital status: Couple - 1 child
    Profession: yacht designer, skipper
    Pastimes, hobbies apart from sailing: Triathlon, ski, travel

    • Your objectives in the next TJV:

    • Greatest memory of the TJV:

    • Worst memory of the TJV:

    • Commitment to sustainable development:

    • Number of transatlantic sailings:

      11

    • Number of previous Transat Jacques Vabre races

      3

    Skipper's achievements:

    2014
    Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe : 7ème
     

    2013
    Transat Jacques Vabre : 8ème

    2012-2013
    Vendée Globe, 10th 

    2011
    Transat Jacques Vabre  Class 40: abandon,
    Normandy Channel Race (with Sébastien Audigane) Class40 : 1st

    2010
    La Route du Rhum – La Banque Postale Class40, 14th

    2009
    Solidaire du Chocolat (with  Adrien Hardy – Class40), 1st

    2008
    Class40 Worlds, 1st
    Transat Québec – St-Malo: 3rd

    2007
    Transat Jacques Vabre ( with  Nick Bubb – Class40)

    2005
    Med crossing record on Orange 2
    Sydney Hobart race

    2002
    Roma per Due, 1st

    2001
    1er 

  • Samantha Davies

    Samantha Davies

    Marin de talent et de grande expérience, Sam a navigué sur toutes les mers du globe, et sur toutes sortes de bateaux (60 pieds, maxi, Figaro….). Sportive, combattante mais aussi jeune maman, son engagement dans la course au large est un exemple. Révélée au grand public lors du Vendée Globe 2008-2009 dont elle finit 4ème, la navigatrice britannique et bretonne d’adoption aime partager les instants de plaisir qu’elle vit en mer.

    Portrait

    Place of residence: Tregunc (29)
    Place of birth: Portsmouth (GBR)
    Date of birth: 23/08/1974
    Nationality: British
    Marital status: Couple, 1 child
    Profession: Skipper
    Pastimes, hobbies apart from sailing: Mum ! swimming, SUP, bike and surf

    • Your objectives in the next TJV:

    • Greatest memory of the TJV:

    • Worst memory of the TJV:

    • Commitment to sustainable development:

    • Number of transatlantic sailings:

      21

    • Number of previous Transat Jacques Vabre races

      3

    Skipper's achievements:

    2014/15
    Skipper  Team SCA - Volvo Ocean Race

    2014
    Skipper Team SCA RBI race

    2013
    Entrainements Team SCA + Fastnet Race

    2012
    Skipper SAVEOL Vendée Globe (dematage)

    2010
    Transat AG2R : 4th

    2009
    Transat Jacques Vabre : 10th

    2008/2009
    Vendée Globe sur ROXY : 4th

    2008
    Artemis Transat : 5th

    2007
    Transat Jacques Vabre : 10th

    2003-2006
    Circuit Figaro

    2003
    Transat Jacques Vabre :6th

    2002
    Records sur maxi cat MAIDEN 2 avec Brian Thompson

    2001
    Mini Transat : 11th

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