Initiatives-coeur

Initiatives-Coeur

Boat specifications:

Class:
Sail number: FRA 109
Length: 18m28
Beam: 5m96
Draught: 4m50
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: 500 m2
Source of onboard energy: Hydrogeneators

Skippers

  • Tanguy de Lamotte

    Tanguy de Lamotte

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    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:

      10

    • 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 

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