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The class of monotypes Figaro 3 Bénéteau is already active for the next classic of The Solitaire, and as a preamble to these days is participating in the 17th edition of the race Solo Maître CoQ, which is one of the four qualifying rounds for the championship French oceanic navigation with coefficient of 2.

For the fifth consecutive time at Les Sables d’olonne Vendée Course au Large organized the trophy Solo Maître CoQ, and in this year 2020 is a dispute between the 24 and the 28 of June. At 10:30 pm of yesterday, Thursday, the fleet dropped anchor to put to sea after the tour of the port channel that every four years parade the sailors competing in the round the world single-handed Vendée Globe.

a Little wind on the first day, 130 miles were those that registered the Figaro 3 head group formed by Armel Le Cleach with the “Banque Populaire”, Pierre Leboucher in the “Guyot Environnement”, Corentin Douguet pattern of the “NF Habitat”, Xavier Macaire “Groupe SNEF”, Pierre Quiroga “Skipper Macif 2019” and Tanguy Le Turquais “Queguiner – Kayak”.

Xavie Macaire defend the crown with the “Groupe SNEF” after winning the trophy Solo Maître CoQ last year, in addition to a third place finish in 2018. Know that the level is very homogeneous and high among all the sailors who compete. “The Solo Maître CoQ is traditionally the first regatta of the season of Figaro. Validates all the work done in the winter and measure the competition. It is an important event that meets a growing success each year. A successful linked in particular to its format, which combines a great regatta of 340 miles between Belle-Ile, Yeu and Ré and tours, coastal, and becomes an exercise particularly full.”

In the last part of positions today at 11:46 pm, Corentin Douguet is still leading the fleet with its Figaro 3 “NF Habitat”. In its wake browse Pierre Leboucher “Guyot Environnement” and Xavier Macaire “Groupe SNEF”. When it takes 1 day, 2 hours, 45 minutes and 26 seconds of race; still have to cover over 200 miles on it when it is located within walking distance of tacking on the island of Belle-Île-en-Mer then descend to Les Sables dOlone.