3rd in the Rolex Fastnet Race

The team on Campagne de France finished 3rd out of a fleet of 26 Class40s, after a hard fought race which saw them lead around the Fastnet Rock, and ultimately get beaten to the finish line by V&B and Imerys. The team was Halvard Mabire, Miranda Merron, Ronan de Kersauson and Remi Aubrun Campagne de France […]

Campagne de France 2nd in class in RORC Caribbean 600

After an intense few days of racing in non-trade wind conditions, and numerous place changes within the Class40 fleet, Campagne de France finished 2nd just after dawn on Friday 24th of February. The tired but happy crew were Halvard Mabire, Miranda Merron, Jean-François Guillou and Ronan de Kersauson

Campagne de France takes on the RORC 600

Earlier this week Miranda, Halvard and Campagne de France began the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 having arrived in Antigua on Friday 17th February. Parked next to some of the most beautiful yachts on the planet the Caribbean 600 is a classic organised by the Royal Offshore Racing Club of which Miranda is a member. This, […]

Campagne de France, 1er Class40 à Port Louis – Grenada

Halvard et Miranda sont arrivés à la Grenade, dans le sud de l’Arc Antillais, aujourd’hui dimanche peu après 15 heures 30 françaises, au terme de 15 jours, 2 heure et 37 minutes de course. Ils prennent la 1ère place catégorie Class40.

Arrivée en vue….

Campagne de France taille sa route sous une Lune presque pleine et magnifique dans ce qui devrait normalement être la dernière nuit de course de cette RORC Transatlantic.

Arrivée demain à La Grenade?

Normalement, si les vents le permettent et si tout continue de se passer comme il se doit à bord de Campagne de France, arrivée demain à Grenada.
Curieux de découvrir cette île que nous ne connaissons pas. Aussi, même si nous sommes pas mal là où nous sommes, pas mécontents d’arriver non plus, car ce long bord de portant n’est pas de tout repos. En effet, la Mer ne s’est toujours pas vraiment organisée et aussi l’instabilité du vent en force et direction, tout ça réuni fait que c’est un tantinet usant.

Next steps…

Halvard and Miranda are busy working on Campagne de France, sorting out teething problems from the Normandy Channel Race and improving some aspects. The plan is to get back out on the water soon, and back to learning how to get the most out of this new Class40. The European season is over, and a […]

Campagne de France 11th in the Normandy Channel Race

Campagne de France crossed the finish line off Ouistreham at 1728 on Friday 16th September after 5 days, 0 hours, 28 minutes and 2 seconds. The boat covered the 960 miles of theoretical course at an average speed of 7.93 knots. In reality, the distance sailed was 1 088 miles, at an average speed of […]

Campagne de France, approaching her first big event with modesty…

On Sunday the 11th September, Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron will line up for the start of the 7th edition of the Normandy Channel Race in Caen. The course of this exclusively Class40 event takes the fleet on a 1000 mile tour of the English Channel and the Celtic Sea, and is an important race […]

Campagne de France 1st Class40 in RORC Ile d’Ouessant Race

Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron on Campagne de France were first Class40 to finish in the RORC Ile d’Ouessant race. They crossed the finish line in Saint Malo a little after 0300 local time on Wednesday 17th August after a 400 nautical mile race from Cowes to St Malo via Wolf Rock and Ushant. The […]