The 4th edition of La Drheam-Cup – Grand Prix de France de Course au Large, the now classic summer offshore racing event, celebrated 14 wonderful winners. Remaining loyal to its motto competition-sharing-celebration, the race celebrated the sailors on Sunday during the prizegiving ceremony. Results of the recent successful edition. A sporting success Strong growth in the numberRead more
Thirteen arrivals today!
This Wednesday at the end of the day, the fleet of the Drheam Cup / Grand Prix de France de Course au Large still has 89 boats at sea. Fourteen of them arrived in the port of La Trinité-Sur-Mer. Among them, the Ocean Fifty Leyton led by Sam Goodchild, the most French of the British,Read more
SVR Lazartigue on the 1st step.
The Ultime trimaran SVR Lazartigue skippered by Tom Laperche in the absence of François Gabart suffering from Covid, crossed the finish line of the 4th Drheam Cup on Tuesday, July 20 at 1:19 am under the drizzle, completing the 1000 miles of the course in 2 days 11 hours and 21 minutes, at an averageRead more
Kuka 3, 1st in the IRC crew category in real time
A few days after winning the Round Ireland Race, the Swiss Franco Niggeler and his commando crew, including the Australian-Dutch Mitch Booth, double Olympic medalist in Tornado, ten times world champion, and skipper of the 100-foot Comanche, won this Drheam Cup. Trinidad and Tobago’s Nicolas Groleau on the Mach 45 BT Blue is expected toRead more
Multi 2000 Rayon Vert takes line honours ￼
A few minutes after leaving the pontoon in Port Chantereyne in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin at noon on Sunday, Sidney Gavignet, the experienced crew for amateur sailor Oren Nataf on the 2004-built Pulsar 50 designed by Erik Lerouge, predicted he would arrive on 19 July towards the end of the day. One of the most experienced French offshoreRead more
The 4th edition of La Drheam-Cup – Grand Prix de France de Course au Large gets off to a spectacular start
On Sunday 17 July, the 118 competitors in La Drheam Cup / Grand Prix de France de Course au Large divided into 10 categories sailed off safely from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin in early afternoon, in weather conditions everyone dreams of and a fifteen-knot easterly breeze. It is hard to imagine better conditions. Account 07:15 As the day broke,Read more
Cancellation of the DC 1500 course, but two DC1000 races adapted to the different classes.
The Race Direction informed the competitors in the morning of the suppression of the 1500 miles race course initially planned for the Ultimates. Two versions of the DC 1000 course now co-exist. The 1000A race, identical to the one initially planned, will lead the competitors concerned to Urville, Shambles, the Fastnet, the BXA buoy locatedRead more
Compétition and sharing
Competition New record with 128 boats entered in three distinct courses: 600, 1000 and 1500 nautical milesSharingA major Multi-class race, with 25 children onboard the Class40s during the prologueas part of the Rêve de Large operationCelebrationFireworks at the start, Race village and activities The 4th edition of the DRHEAM-CUP / GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AURead more
M-3 months to the 4th edition
The DRHEAM-CUP/ GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AU LARGE, 2022 edition, will begin in just under three months. A great fleet is already coming together, and entries are still open. The promise of an adventure that meets the ambitions of its creator and organiser Jacques Civilise and his teams, that have been working onRead more
The race in 10 figures
The Drheam-Cup / Grand prix de France de Course au Large in 10 figures : 1 “Elite Partner”: The city of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, thanks to whom the Race has taken a giant step forward since its second edition in 2018 3 editions of the Drheam-Cup / Grand Prix de France de Course au Large (2016, 2018, 2020). It isRead more