The Normandy Channel Race 2018 is a course spanning 1,000 miles and integrating the English Channel, the Celtic Sea and the Irish Sea, that sets off from and returns to the city of Caen in Normandy; a double-handed race which enables the Class 40 skippers to really show off their potential; a varied course, half of which entails a coastal course skirting France and the UK, the other half an offshore course in the English Channel and the Irish Sea. A demanding course taking in some complex navigation zones, calling for tactical game-playing and what is always a very high race pace. It also boasts a fabulous course, from Normandy to Ireland, via the south-west coast of England and the Channel Islands, where enjoyment is guaranteed for the racers.
The fleet sailed through light winds. The ZZP fabric suits this perfect by being light, stable and very stretch resistance. Specialy designed for the racing sailor. We wish Jonas Gerckens and the fleet good luck!