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Campagne de France arrive into Salvador..!

13 novembre 2019 Posted by miranda_2019a

Mirandz-halvard-cockpitMiranda Merron, Halvard Mabire and Campagne de France finished the 2019 edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie le Havre this evening at 00h06m03s French time. The duo finished in 23rd place!

They completed the course in 17 days, 10 hours, 51 minutes and 3 seconds at an average pace of 10.39 knots over the 4350 mile course. In reality Campagne de France covered 4,612 miles at an average speed of 11.01 knots. The objective to finish and gain miles for Vendée Globe qualification has been achieved!

More information to come tomorrow…

Caipirinha tonight?

13 novembre 2019 Posted by miranda_2019a

Miranda, Halvard and their IMOCA60 Campagne de France should cross the finish of the 2019 Transat Jacques Vabre this evening putting an end to their 4,350-mile race that has so far taken 17 days. A daytime arrival is naturally preferable as the du...

Campagne de France: Brazil Awaits

12 novembre 2019 Posted by miranda_2019a

Miranda, Halvard and Campagne de France have been sailing off the Brazilian coast since last night! Crossing Recife this morning the trio remain some 400 miles away from the finish of this 4350 nautical mile race to Salvador de Bahia and the opportun...

Campagne de France falls silent in respect

11 novembre 2019 Posted by miranda_2019a

Fernando de Noronha is a volcanic archipelago about 350 kilometers off Brazil's northeast coast. It’s named after its largest island, a protected national marine park and ecological sanctuary with a jagged coastline and diverse ecosystems. A UNESC...

Under 1,000 miles to Salvador

10 novembre 2019 Posted by miranda_2019a

We have escaped from the Doldrums and hooked into the southeast trade winds. From here, it's more or less a straight line on port tack for just under 1000 miles. On the very important subject of food, thanks to the team at Prolaidis/France Frais...