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Preparing for the Allmer Cup in Le Havre

by Offshore Racing Academy 20 May 11:34 BST 20-28 May 2022

Coming up next on the solo calendar of the Classe Figaro circuit, we have the le Harve All Mer Cup running in Le Havre from the 20th to 28th May.

Similar in format to the recent Solo Maitre Coq, competitors will face a long offshore leg of around 340 nautical miles which sends the fleet in a rectangle around the English Channel, starting and finishing in Le Havre. A day of rest before two coastal races in and around le Havre to wrap up the series!

For this fifth edition, there is a fleet of around 30 Figaro Bénéteau 3 expected at the feet of the Société des Régates du Havre. And for this edition, ther eis a new race officer, Yann Château.

The last edition of this event was held in 2018, with reasons due to Covid and other factors, the last editions have not been possible. As with all events in the Championship Elite, there will be full festivities and a social calendar for skipper and their support teams.

Ireland will be represented by three skippers, Tom Dolan who has already competed in the Allmer Cup in previous editions with Kenny Rumball and Conor Fogerty competing in the event for the first time. All 3 Irish boats are already in the race village with the official days for boats arrival, safety, security and inspections starting on the 20th.

The first race, 340nm offshore is scheduled to start at 1600hrs French time on Sunday the 22nd. Tracking the race and event updates will be possible on the official event website at www.lehavreallmercup.fr

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