The French sailor Pierre Antoine wins the Rhum Multi class
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 6:17 PM
The French sailor Pierre Antoine on the 50ft trimaran Olmix today won the Rhum Multi class in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo in Brittany to Pointe-à-Pitre in the French Caribbean.
Antoine, aged 56 from Amiens, completed the 3,542-nautical mile course at 10:15.05hrs UTC this morning, in 15 days, 21 hours and 05 minutes to win the 21-strong class of mainly amateur sailors.
This was Antoine’s fourth participation in the four-yearly classic.
The French sailor Yoann Richomme today completed a dominant start-to-finish performance to win the Class40 division in the 2018 Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo to Pointe-à-Pitre.
The 35-year-old naval architect from Larmor-Plage in France crossed the finish line in Guadeloupe after 16 days, 3 hours and 22 minutes and 44 seconds at sea on board his Class40 yacht, Veedol-AIC at 16:22.45UTC. The Class40 division was the most numerous of the six classes in the 3,542-nautical mile race with 53 skippers taking part.