IMOCA Racing

This week the Transat Bakerly is winding up.  The majority of the pro offshore sailors are out for this race.

Line honours went to the Francois Gabart aboard the Ultimate trimaran "Macif"




Here is a good article about an english class 40 racer.
http://www.thetransat.com/news/view/phil-sharp-to-hell-and-back-in-the-transat-bakerly

The website is here:
http://www.thetransat.com/

Now the majority of the fleet is getting ready to race back to Vendee, France.



There are several interesting english speaking sailors in the event.   Most well funded is Alex Thompson on board Hugo Boss:



Conrad Colman will be racing his boat "100% natural endergy"
http://www.conradcolman.com/

and the Open 60 "O Canada" is getting ready for the Vendee as well.

http://www.canadianoceanracing.com/