Halvard Mabire to compete in the Route du Rhum

While Miranda will be racing on Class40 N°147 Campagne de France, Halvard will be racing on none other than Class40 Pogo S2 N° 101, a boat he knows well, since she is the first Campagne de France built in large part and campaigned by Halvard and Miranda from 2011 to 2014. Halvard will be embarking […]

Drheam Cup – Destination Cotentin: Miranda 13th out of 29 Class40s

Miranda and her Classs40 Campagne de France crossed the finish line of the Dhream Cup in Cherbourg on Friday evening just after sunset, and 4 days, 7 hours and 21 minutes of racing. She covered the 744 miles from LaTrinité sur Mer via the Fastnet at an average speed of 7.2 knots. Miranda had a good race in […]

Route du Rhum: Miranda & Halvard both qualified

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 […]

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

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 interesting passage through the Solent […]

RORC Cervantes Trophy

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 breeze filled in before sunset, increasing to 18 knots during the magnificent star-filled […]

Winter refit

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 for part of the refit.

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.