Mini Transat 2017.

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LA DOU ♪ DOU ♪ DOU ♪ - 222 MINI SOLO

Less than 140 days to the start of the Mini Transat. I'm stuck in a traffic jam on my way to Genova, on an Italian highway, the second time today.. I'll do my 20 minute nap, I think to myself. Timer on, eye lids down and off I go. The sounds of the engines around me, the rain drops falling…
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THE CALAMARI LESSON (LA LEZIONE DEL CALAMARO) - GPI 2017.

Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, they can be caught by pescafondo and different kind of fishing nets. In the GPI (Gran Premio d'Italia) we found out another way of doing it.. But lets start from the beginning.. It's 2017., the year of the Mini Transat! What does it mean? It means we are entering the final prep stage,…
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SEASON 2016. DIGESTIF

Where there is an aperitif, there should be a digestif, too. The main course being the Trophee MAP and the Mini Fastnet, there was plenty to digest afterwards. Let's start with the most important, the entry list for the Mini Transat 2017. I was pretty nervous with the dates of the entries (December 3rd) closing in. I knew I didn't…
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MINI FASTNET 2016. - The return of the Jedi

Doaurenez is a small village in Brittany, France. 20.000 souls, most of them sea oriented. What a beautiful sight to see - every day at least 30 boats out sailing in the Bay of Douarnenez. Fishermen, sailors, seamen.. For almost 20 days we were also a part of this seasharade.. And are proud and happy to be so. Having…
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TROPHEE MARIE AGNES PERON 2016.

It's for Marie Agnes Peron, a sailor that went missing in the Bay of Biscay during the Mini Transat 1991., that this regatta is a hommage to. A 220 nm long solo race, starting from Douarnenez, rounding the glorious Pointe du Raz, heading to Ile de Groix and than around Chaussee de Sein back to Douarnenez. But let's start from…
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