Introduction,

HYSTORY OF "HALFS":

 

Courses Autours du monde 2022-2024 - Round the World Races 2022-2024

Last update: 25 May 2022

 

2022 June 26, Globe 40, doublehanded, departure from Tanger (Marocco), only Class 40 boat accepted

 

2023 January, The Ocean Race, Alicante-Genoa (9 legs), VO 65 & Imoca, entrants list from race's website:

IMOCA, 14 teams: Offshore Team Germany (ALL) - Benjamin Dutreux, E51 Guyot Environnement - Team Europe
11th Hour Racing Team, USA 112, 11th Hour Malama
Spanish Team (ESP)
TR Racing (FRA)
Paul Meilhat, FRA?? Biotherm under construction
Team Malizia, MON ?? Malizia Sea Explorer under construction
French Campaign (FRA)
Tigress Racing (GBR)
China Sports (CHN)
Asian Team
Mission for the Future (européenne)
Nuraxi Team (ITA)
SC Brasil Esporte Náutico
Italia Sailing Team (ITA)

VO65 class, 7 teams: W Ocean Racing (HOL)
NZ Ocean Racing 22 (NZL), February 2022, do not appear on entrants list
Ocean Racing GMBH (AUT)
Sailing Poland (POL)
Sailing Holland (SUE/HOL)
Team Baltic (LIT)
Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team (POR)
Team Mexico (MEX)

 

2023 Summer, The Race Around, doublehanded and singlehanded, only Class 40 boat accepted

 

2023 September, Global Solo Challenge (GSC), single-handed around the world east-about sailing Event, without outside assistance, size of boats from approximately 35ft to around 50ft.(https://globalsolochallenge.com) with few Class 40 & Open 40:

Jamie Young, "Killary Flyer", Frers Two Tonners, IRL
27 August 2021, Amaury de Jamblinne, 30th entrant, "Black Pearl", Pogo 40, BEL
September 2021, François Gouin, 35th entrant, "Kawan 3", Pogo 40S, FRA
Luca Tosi, looking for Class 40, ITA, February 2022, do not appear on entrants list
Neil Payter, "Caribeira", Lucas Class 40, GBR
Kevin Le Poidevin, "Roaring Forty", Lutra Open 40, AUS
12 October 2021, Juan Merediz, 37th entrant, "ESP 69", Pogo 40S, ESP
March 2022, Riccardo Tosseto, 42th entrant, Class 40 TBC

2023 10 September, Ocean Globe Race, "In the spirit of the original 1973 Whitbread Race” celebrating its 50th anniversary... 34 boats only, including

Flyer Class 2, Tracy Edwards, British, Farr 60 Maiden, cancelled (03/2022)
Flyer Class 3, Lionel Regnier/Pierre Yves Cavan, French, L’esprit d’Equipe, (also "33 Export", "Esprit de Liberté")
Flyer Class 4, Team Translated Italian, Italian, Swan 65 S&S, ex "Adc Accutrac", now "Translated 9"
Flyer Class 7 Reserved, French, "Mor Bihan"
Flyer Class 5, Marie Tabarly, French, "Pen-Duick VI"
Flyer Class 6, Team Neptune, French, "Neptune"

Classic Challenge 1, Reserved, Whitbread 60
Classic Challenge 2, Reserved, Volvo 60
Classic Challenge 3, Reserved, Maxi
Classic Challenge 4, Reserved, Maxi