Jules Verne Trophy: CLS detects dangerous icebergs via satellite

The Jules Verne trophy is an incredible circumnavigation speed challenge, for crewed vessels, without stopovers. Contestants must cross the starting line between Créac’h lighthouse on Ushant Island and Lizard Lighthouse and travel around the world leaving the capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin and Horn to port. It’s a crazy adventure for extraordinary navigators, imagined one…

Erden ERUC

The adventurer Erden Eruc is the founder and President of the non-profit organisation Around-n-Over. He has already overcome many challenges: he has run several marathons, cycled thousands of kilometres in harsh winters (including Seattle (Washington)-Takkeetna (Alaska)), climbed the highest summits on our planet and climbed the most perilous glaciers, etc. In 2003, he climbed the…

Mico BOLO, General Secretary and FFVoile Transquadra Race Director

Mico BOLO, General Secretary and FFVoile Transquadra Race Director. He created Transquadra and participated in the race in 1993 and 1996. He also raced in the Solitaire du Figaro many times. In a few words, what does the Argos beacon represent for you? For me, the Argos beacon represents several elements. First and foremost is the…

Michel HOREAU, Bouvet Rames Guyane Race Director

Michel HOREAU, Bouvet Rames Guyane Race Director. He has great experience in the world of ocean racing. He has competed in many races (Whitbread, Ostar, Twostar, La Baule/Dakar, Québec/St Malo, Triangle Atlantique, etc), and has raised the profile of numerous others in the media, including Vendée Globe, Route du Rhum, Transat des Alizés, Trophée Jules Verne…