A NAUTICAL EPIC IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

Discover the CIC Normandy Channel Race:

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 CIC 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 14th edition of the CIC Normandy Channel Race will take place on Sunday 04th June in Ouistreham Bay. Arrivals are expected to start on friday 09th June evening.

A doubles race

Created in 2010, the CIC Normandy Channel Race 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 CIC 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 2023 will therefore see the 14th edition of the CIC 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 CIC 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 2nd to Sunday 4th June

Opening hours of the general public village

– Friday 2nd June : from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

– Saturday 3rd June : from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

– Sunday 4th June : from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

CREWS

CRÉDIT MUTUEL

Skipper : Ian LIPINSKI
Co-skipper : Ambrogio BECCARIA

PROJECT RESCUE OCEAN

Skipper : Axel Tréhin
Co-skipper : Frédéric DENIS

HAPPYVORE

Skipper : Nicolas D'ESTAIS
Co-skipper : Tanguy LEGALTIN

KITE

Skipper : Greg LEONARD
Co-skipper : Hannes LEONARD

INTER INVEST

Skipper : Matthieu PERRAUT
Co-skipper : Kevin BLOCH

INFLUENCE

Skipper : Andrea FORNARO
Co-skipper : Igor GOIKHBERG

REDMAN

Skipper : Antoine CARPENTIER
Co-skipper : Nicolas JOSSIER

LA BOULANGÈRE BIO

Skipper : Amélie GRASSI
Co-skipper : Anne-Claire LE BERRE

THE LATEST NEWS

Press release

CRÉDIT MUTUEL WINNER

CRÉDIT MUTUEL WINNER OF THE 13TH CIC NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE After an extremely tight final night of intense and amazing…
Press release

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News

Tactics at the Channel Islands

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The top 10 at Tuskar Rock

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Contact

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