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2017 sailing race diary

This year, the Mini 6.50 and the Multi50 trimaran will be sailing the seas in the Arkema colors: expect plenty of passion and sporting action!

Arkema 3 Mini 6.50

The Arkema 3 Mini 6.50 prototype

Mini-Transat La Boulangère 2017

La Rochelle (France) – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) – Le Marin (Martinique)

Departure 1st October | #MiniTransat2017


The smallest ocean racing boats will have to tackle 4,050 miles in this solo race, which entails two stages. The first covers La Rochelle to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the Canaries archipelago. The second, which is the main stage, sets off from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria early November, with sailing across the finish line at Marin in Martinique expected in mid-November.

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Quentin Vlamynck: starting signal for the second leg of the Mini-Transat!

Quentin Vlamynck at the start of the second leg of the Mini-Transat a Boulangère, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on November 1st 2017 - © Christophe BRESCHI / Mini Transat LA BOULANGERE

At 2 pm on Wednesday 1st November, Quentin Vlamynck set off on the second leg of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère race between Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canaries) and Le Marin (Martinique).

The skipper finished the first leg on the14th place in the prototype ranking. Fully rested and motivated, he will give his all for about two weeks and endeavor to catch up!

Arkema Multi50 trimaran

The Arkema Multi50 trimaran

Transat Jacques Vabre

Le Havre (France) – Salvador de Bahia (Brazil)

Departure 5 November | #TJV2017


The legendary Route du café is a 4,350 mile race across the Atlantic! Lalou Roucayrol and Alex Pella, teamed up for this race, will head out to sea on board the Arkema Multi50.

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