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news - Tour de France à la Voile : stopover in Lorient

July 12 2013

During the Lorient stopover of the Tour de France à la Voile 2013, the Grand Large regatta will sail alongside the M34 fleet around Groix island

Every year on July 14th, Lorient Grand Large organizes a sailing race around Groix island for sailing professionnals and aficionados coming from Lorient and the Brittany region. Its members are also in charge of hosting the French Volvo Ocean Race stopover.

For the 2013 edition, the Grand Large regatta will happen at the same time of the Tour de France à la Voile which stops off in Lorient from 13 to 14 July.

The kick-off of both competitions will be launched at few minutes interval and will give the competitors the opportunity to sail with top names like Daniel Souben, Franck Cammas, Cédric Pouligny and Thomas Coville ...

Marinepool is the official supplier of the Tour de France à la Voile and will also support this friendly local regatta by offering prizes for the award ceremony. Marinepool has settled its French showroom in Lorient in 2011.