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After 10 years of shared adventures with Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron, Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin are changing course

1 mai 2021 Posted by miranda_2019a

151837488_868723940339370_8877537259573780343_o-600x901After a successful partnership spanning ten years in the colours of Campagne de France, from victory in the 2012 Transat Québec-Saint Malo in Class40 to the pontoons of the Vendée Globe in the Imoca class on the 17th of February 2021, Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin have decided that the project they embarked on with Halvard Mabire and Miranda Merron back in 2011 has come to its natural conclusion.

Ten years including some notable results in some of the best ocean races, mostly double-handed or solo, including two editions each of Les Sables-Horta, the Route du Rhum, the Transat Jacques Vabre and the Rolex Fastnet Race, as well as several editions of the Normandy Channel Race amongst others, culminating in the greatest race of all that was the 2020-2021 Vendée Globe.

Apart from providing a platform to increase brand awareness for Campagne de France, the initial aim had been to provide support to Halvard Mabire, a native of the North Cotentin where the Dairy Cooperative Les Maîtres Laitiers also has its roots, through sponsorship underpinned by shared values. Nurtured by strong bonds and two charismatic people from the sailing world, this partnership has amply fulfilled MLC Group’s expectations, engaging farmers, employees in the milk transformation plants and the France Frais network as well as thousands of clients. It has delivered ten years of adventures shared by all, finishing with Miranda’s exploits over the 101 days of her round-the-world race which was followed with admiration and respect. Having enabled Miranda to fulfil her dream of racing in the Vendée Globe, Les Maîtres Laitiers du Cotentin wish their pair of exceptional sailors fair winds for their future plans.

 

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Cherbourg le 16 septembre 2014 Class 40 Campagne de France, Skippers Halvard Mabire (Fra) and Miranda Merron (GBR), préparation Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe 2014. Photo © Jean-Marie LIOT

Cherbourg le 16 septembre 2014
Class 40 Campagne de France, Skippers Halvard Mabire (Fra) and Miranda Merron (GBR), préparation Route du Rhum destination Guadeloupe 2014.
Photo © Jean-Marie LIOT


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