Login
Create a Free Account

News

Deauville International Week

May 18, 2006 11:14 by Manfred Ramspacher | 0 comments

With less than 4 weeks to go to the first edition of Deauville International Week, which will be held from 7th to 11th June, all the elements of this new top level international rendez-vous are in place.

To date, 75 teams have registered in the open classes; nearly half of which are international crews from all across Europe, as well as the United States and Australia.  Ten nationalities will be represented at the event, making it the top level international series it was intended to be.

In the Mumm 30 class around thirty or so crews are expected at this the European Championship for the series.  Crews from the French circuit preparing for the Tour de France à la Voile will do battle with the international crews from the United Kingdom, Germany and Holland.

For the Melges 24, Deauville International Week will play host to the series’ National Open; a first step forward in the construction of a new international rendez-vous dedicated to Northern Europe.  20 to 25 crews are set to race in Deauville in a year marked by the preparation for the World Championship 2006 in August in Hyères, Southern France.

The J Boats have also answered the call with 30 to 40 crews set to represent the series.  The J 80’s are particularly popular in the Baie de Seine area of France, while the J 105’s and the J 109’s are a favourite with the English, the latter contending the first European Cup.

Finally two other classes will complete the series; the 747 OD, firmly established in Normandy, and the 40 foot class (Beneteau 40.7, IMX 40, Dufour 40).

The first arrivals are already tied up in the Port of Deauville: the Dutch team from the Mumm 30 TRIPLE P and the French J 105 boats GARZETTE and JOUJOU EXTRA all the way from Southern Brittany.
 http://www.deauville-week.com

Related Content..

advertise with us »

Product Marketplace

Marine products that meet your needs..

797282

SailTime Cardiff - Sailing membership

SailTime is a little bit like a holiday home but on the water – you choose when you want to use the boat – book your time online on our easy to use scheduling system and then away you go. All our sailing yachts are fully...

From £309 per month

more details »

The Green Directory

Everything eco for your boat..

17931

Orca Boat Cleaning

A revolutionary new non-abrasive and fully environmentally friendly cleaning treatment that contains no abrasives, no phosphoric acid, no bleaches or ammonia. Our products are biodegradable. We remove deep seated staining...

Apply online or phone 01752 252729

more details »

advertise with us »

Classifieds

100's of products for sale..

great condition with 2 trailers, storm jib, spinnaker and new cover. ready to sail

700

Boat Marketplace

1000's of boats for sale..

14813767tiny

Bavaria, Cruiser 47

€1,500.00

Dalmatia, Croatia

advertise with us »

Boat for Charter

Find your charter quickly and easily..

771066

Sunsail 4006

Sunsail F40

These performance race/cruiser sailing yachts are designed to bring you a higher quality sailing experience. With a three cabin, single head layout and large wheel, spacious open cockpit and large sail plan, the F40 is ideally suited to racing. In addition to the standard specifications this outstanding yacht also comes with heating, chart plotter and autopilot. Having a matched fleet means that all the boats are identical and that it’s down to your teamwork, skills, tactics and expertise to shine through.

more details »