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Route du Rhum 2014

This year will be held the 10th edition of this race has become legendary! On this occasion all Saint Malo turns for more than a week and makes you live like islands: the sun, the fun and of course rum * will be on hand at the end of October for a departure from the race Sunday, November 2, 2014! The boats will be visible from October 24th! 

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Sporting and maritime event, the Route du Rhum is also among the most popular events. Since its first edition , the magic of this transatlantic operates from Saint- Malo. Every four years , the old walled city opens wide the doors of the marine fantasy and launches to the public a great invitation : to escape and wonder at the absolute dream browsers loners, " will t - sea " dressed to play face to face with the ocean of rare intensity ...

Review windy freedom! As was intended by its designer Michel Etevenon , Route du Rhum always been great emphasis on diversity. Since 1978 , it brings together , on the same starting line and the same route, monohulls and multihulls , small ocean and giant sea horses . This new kind of transatlantic opens the paths of the Atlantic to sailboats of all kinds , and it reveals the fierce vitality of racing.


Side skippers also the diversity and mix of genres are always placed between Saint- Malo and pointe- à-Pitre . Every four years , sailors from all backgrounds come together to enjoy and relax in the magic of Rhum. Transat welcomes the effect on the same starting line professional skippers and hobbyists. Time for a face to face with the ocean where the intensity of the race mixes the richness of human experience , it puts anonymous faces and large figures on the same footing. Something to write some of the most beautiful pages of racing.


The public is not allowed to deceive , always more to get carried away by the exploits of Mike Birch, the first hero of Rum, Florence Arthaud bride forever with the Atlantic, the Laurent Bourgnon doubled unmatched , or even Lionel Lemonchois who crossed the ocean in leaps and bounds . The magic of Rum is there in images that make the sea around the world and have not finished all the heads drunk earth ...


Meanwhile late October 2014 , we propose to review the highlights of the 2010 Route du Rhum :

Retour sur les plus belles images de la Route... par Sailingnews

*l’abus d’alcool est dangereux pour la santé, à consommer avec modération.