7 Results for author: Claude Fournier

Day 4

FIRST CRUISER ZABA, MICRO OF THE DAY On Thursday morning, crews have been waiting long at Port du Moulin Blanc for wind .At 12 am, race committee, left mooring and want on the Rade to evaluate wind conditions. Crews get ready and get out of the port in a force 1 wind to join the race area. At 3 pm, race start. Those sailing on left saw rapidly saw ... More

Coastal Race 23 nautical miles long

9 O’clock, Wednesday August 12 th: Jerome Nutte Race Officer start day briefing; Long distance race N° 5 will be the unique race of the day. Départure line has been established facing Plougastel, and Micro are sailing toward north to turn round R3, and then going south to Aulne 4, leaving Basse Renard on starboard. On departure line O’Malley/FRA ... More

After 5 races, Polish and Russian Micro are dominating

On Tuesday morning, Stawo/POL 109, 2014 WC is first on provisional results. For Racer Sealand /POL 88 and Cruiser Flame /EST 362 are first. Two French crews are in a good position: FRA 21947/HurleVent coming from ANCRE (Nantes) and Zaba from CVVX (Paris). At 1 pm Race 3rd start in good wind condition Force 3 coming from NW. Russian and Polish boat are ... More

Champagne party

MICRO BULLE Evening Sponsorised by ALHYANGE Bretagne Sud, first evening, waiting for day results, has been celebrated with a glass of Champagne offered by our Sponsor. After results of the day given at Micro village, competitors gathered at the podium for prizes given. Prizes offered by our partners : Uship, Cephée, Musée maritime de Brest, ... More

Start of the competition

On Monday morning 11 am, practice race has started. Many crews participate at this last training and adjust equipment to get ready for the start. 2 pm, race committee under Jerome Nutte Race Officer authority, give a first start. As too many Micro were up the line two start were cancelled. Finally a third start was given, but black flag was up, which mean ... More

Opening ceremony

19h all crews and accompanying head to the village Micro, large tent with bar, sound system, giant screen for projection Photo of the Day, platform, bulletin board, which will be all week the meeting place after crews groceries. The opening night of the Micro World Championship 2015 was opened by the representative of the city of Brest, Charles Kermarr... More

Registration day

All along Sunday, equipement control has been performed, after late arrival of some boat coming from Poland, Serbia and Russia. Taking advantage in the afternoon, of good weather conditions mostly 20 Micro have been sailing for last checking of boats. On dock we notice busy activities. At 7 pm all crews members gathered at Village Micro, a large tent ... More