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Route du Rhum: Miranda & Halvard both qualified

18 juin 2018 Posted by miranda

Normandie Cup – 4 Class40s raced 750 miles solo on an epic course more akin to Figaro-type racing, and just a few days after the demanding Normandy Channel Race. Everything from thunder and lightning, thick fog (lots of…), 25-30 knots in a front, flat calm, everything in between, lobster pots, fishing boats, ferries, ships, land and shoals, two times through the Alderney Race with wind against tide. The second time we had to wait for the tide…

We are both qualified for the Route du Rhum – Miranda on Campagne de France 147, and Halvard on our old boat, no 101.


Miranda and Halvard 6th in an extraordinary edition of the Normandy Channel Race

18 juin 2018 Posted by miranda

A fine race for Campagne de France which completed the course in 6 days 4 hours, 49 minutes and 52seconds at an average speed of 6.45 knots. There were a total of 27 Class40s at the start of the race. Halvard Mabire: "It was a great race. We had an ...

RORC Cervantes Trophy

8 mai 2018 Posted by miranda

Campagne de France competed in the 130 mile RORC Cervantes Trophy last weekend, her first race of the season after a long winter refit. The start was in glassy calm conditions, drifting out of the Solent on the tide, and into the Channel. The breez...

Winter refit

27 mars 2018 Posted by miranda

A busy winter of maintenance, repairs, improvements for Class40 Campagne de France ahead of a busy race season. It's almost spring and almost time to get back on the water. We have been lucky to have Seb (who built much of the boat with us) join us...

Happy New Year

1 janvier 2018 Posted by miranda

2018 is a big year for Campagne de France. The green boat is currently in winter refit and will be competing in numerous events from April onwards, including two solo qualifying races for the legendary solo Route du Rhum transatlantic race in Novembe...