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Atlantic cup race

Impressive: A French boat leading....but 2th and 3rd are Americans.

It seems that those guys are learning fast

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Aventura 43 (and 28)

Indigo yachts is one of the small French shipyards that makes very interesting boats at a fair price. We have talked already about the Kerkena 6.1 and 7.6, small sportive coastal cruising monohulls, but Indigo yacht was already well known before for their interesting sportive cruising coastal catamarans.

One of their best sellers was the Aventura 28, a small cat that was not fat like the other small cruising cats and offer a good interior, good sailing performance and a nice price (77 000€ with VAT paid).











Then they made the Aventura 33...that I did not like. A bit like all the other fat cruising cats that I do not appreciate but now they propose the Aventura 43, an Offshore cat designed by Defline one of the most talented young French NAs.

The boat is not only very interesting, offering good sailing performances with a great interior space as it is also proposed at a good price for a non mass produced customized cat: 295 000€
























NA : Martin DEFLINE

LH : 13.20 m
Beam : 7.00 m
Light weight : 8300 Kg
Weight at Max load : 12400 Kg
Draft : 0.40 m
upwind sail: 99.3 m2
Spi Asy : 117.2 m2
Water : 600 L
Fuel : 561 L


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I will out on the water and if anyone would like to join me let me know. It should be a fun day on the water. "GO PUMA!"
I hope you had a great time. Puma started not well but made a great come back and that final overtake, almost over the line, was incredible. Are you really coming to Lisbon? I am making all efforts to be there to see the in Port race and surely would like to buy you a drink and meet you. I have a boat to buy in Italy some days later so it is going to be close, if possible.

So guys, 5 hours to the start of one of the most exciting legs. They are going up in direction of Azores and on this time of the year the chances are they will meet some testing conditions. I will hope so, not only for the images but because with weak winds like the ones on the last leg Groupama will not have any fair chance to fight for the lead.

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Defline small boats:

From Defline, the Designer of the Aventura 43, some small interesting boats:

The Aventura 20:



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5 minutes to the start of the leg to Lisbon. Live here:

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No wind on the start and no wind on the next 24 to 36 hours but then:

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Despite a light start to the 3,590 nautical mile transatlantic leg, gale force winds with gusts in excess of 45 knots await the fleet off shore, where Tropical Storm Alberto is lying in wait off the east coast of the United States.

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Read reckons the first 24 to 48 hours of racing will prove critical, and set up a scenario where the early leaders could escape.

“We’re going to have south easterlies today and a little transition to get to the west and north westerlies around that little low up there," he said. "I think the first person through that transition will have a really great jump, so yeah, this first 24, 48 hours are really critical I think in this leg."

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Leg 7 is expected to take around 11 days to complete.
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Re: Interesting Sailboats

Yesterday race and the start of leg 7 was interesting to say the least. Not much wind today for the start. Slow one. In the replay I can see my boat and I in the spectator fleet. Interesting that the power boaters outnumber the sailboaters 15:1 at least. They keep moving the marker buoys around so it was hard in the beginning to get a good spot without getting yelled at all the time. All I can say is go PUMA. Meet Ken Reed the other day and had a nice chat with him. Got him out of sail changing duties. Takes 6 guys to lift their sails on and off the boat. And these are big boys, Yummy! . Have pics but cannot seem to load them. I won't make Lisbon Paulo. Great city though. I was there about 3 years ago and almost meet up with Alex. Saw his boat there in the marina in Calais
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... I won't make Lisbon Paulo. Great city though. I was there about 3 years ago and almost meet up with Alex. Saw his boat there in the marina in Calais
( I think I got that right).
Too bad. Thanks about Lisbon. I guess you mean Cascais: A small city on a bay and the place where the Tejo river meets the sea. That's the local where sail racing normally takes place. There is a marina there.

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VOR Transat

First hand of this play is to Groupama or should I say Cammas since this was entirely a strategic play:

Groupama, alone chose a different course and it seems to me that he chose the right course. He is blasting away from all other boats doing over 20k and looking for big winds and stormy seas.

If they can keep the boat in one piece in 12 hours the difference for the second (Puma) would be much more than the 9K they have already. That is assuming that weather and wind information is true and it was not always the case on this race

At its centre, Alberto holds gale-force winds of 35 knots but the teams will likely try to exploit the lesser, more favourable breeze further from the eye of the storm that could catapult them across the Atlantic.

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Bandit 800 and 870

Since we were talking about small interesting small cruising boats, these two versions of the same boat have certainly their place here: The 800, the older version and the 870 the newer one.

The boat is transportable, it is foldable and very seaworthy for its size. What a nice way for a couple to do coastal cruising and have fun sailing:

The 800:


Trimaran de croisière rapide Bandit 800 por MULTIDO


Le trimaran Bandit 800 C.N. Multid'o por MULTIDO

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