Crédit photo Jean-Marie LIOT Start on Sunday 30th May 2021
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A NAUTICAL EPIC IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

Discover the NCR:

A course of around 1000 miles in the English Channel and the Celtic Sea. Departure and return from the city of Caen in Normandy. A very high racing pace in doubles, all in complex sailing areas.

The Normandy Channel Race is a magnificent journey, from Normandy to Ireland, passing through the South West coast of England and the Channel Islands.

Photos credits : Jean-Marie Liot

Class40

Length: 12.19m
Weight: 4,500Kg
Drawing air: 19m
Sail: 115m2 up close / 275m2 at the bearing

Departure and arrival in Caen

The start of the 12th edition of the Normandy Channel Race will take place on Sunday 30th May at 04:00 p.m. in Ouistreham Bay. Arrivals are expected to start on friday 04th June evening.

A doubles race

Created in 2010, the Normandy Channel Race (NCR) is a double sailing race (crew of two sailors) of about 1,000 miles (1,852 km).

An international event

With more than 18 nationalities represented since the 1st edition, the Normandy Channel Race is a very international event. The welcome of foreign crews is particularly favored with the translation of all official documents, briefings and promotion in the British press among others; partnerships with foreign media have also been set up.

Event’s longevity

The year 2020 will therefore see the 11th edition of the Normandy Channel Race created in 2010; annual spring race (except every 4 years in September), more than 200 skippers participated, representing a total of around 400 participations.

A 10-day program rich in animation

On the occasion of the Normandy Channel Race, a village rich in animation is installed on the Quai Vendeuvre. Find all the information about the race under the local authority race info tent. A presentation of the skippers is scheduled the day before departure as well as a prize-giving ceremony as soon as the boats return. Music groups, a model ship stand, baptisms in optimist or even initiations to Stand Up Paddle will be present in the village. Come celebrate sail in Caen!

A professional organisation

The company SIRIUS EVENEMENTS specializes in nautical events and its teams have created, organized, and animated nearly 40 nautical events in France and Europe for 10 years in all registers of offshore racing or international regatta (see site www.sirius-events.com).

RACE PROGRAM

Start phase

From Friday 28th to Sunday 30th May

Opening hours of the general public village

– Friday 28th May : from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

– Saturday 29th May : from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

– Sunday 30th May : from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CREWS

UP SAILING UNIS POUR LA PLANÈTE

Skipper : Morgane URSAULT-POUPON
Co-skipper : Rémi LHOTELLIER

ÉQUIPE VOILE PARKINSON

Skipper : Florian GUEGUEN
Co-skipper : Raphaël AUFFRET

YODA

Skipper : Franz BOUVET
Co-skipper : Philippe MAGLIULO

OBPORTUS IV

Skipper : Olivier ROUSSEY
Co-skipper : Philippe BURGER

FONDATION SEXTANT / AMIRAL GESTION

Skipper : François GUIFFANT
Co-skipper : Didier LE VOURCH

VOGUE AVEC UN CROHN

Skipper : Pierre-Louis ATTWELL
Co-skipper : Claire PRUVOT

VIRGIN MEDIA BUSINESS

Skipper : Ian HODDLE
Co-skipper : Jack TRIGGER

MILAI

Skipper : Masai SUZUKI
Co-skipper : Koji NAKAGAWA

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