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June 26 2015

Kick-off of the 38th edition of the Tour de France à la Voile

28 crews, gathering amateurs and professionals, will take part in the Tour de France à la Voile which sees in 2015 the introduction of a new boat : the Diam 24, a spectacular one-design 7.25 meter trimaran. The race will stop off in 9 cities, from Dunkirk on July 3rd to Nice on July 26th.

The crews will accumulate totally 20 days of navigation along the French coasts, offering the public the opportunity to follow closely the race from the beaches and enjoy the entertainment in the race village.

6 crews will wear Marinepool technical and lifestyle products and especially the NTS neoprene collection perfectly adapted to racing the Diam 24 trimaran : Spindrift, skippered by Yann Guichard / Fondation FDJ - Des Pieds et Des Mains, skippered by Damien Seguin / Radio Vinci Autoroutes, skippered by Jean-Baptiste Gellée / Vannes Agglo - Golfe du Morbihan, skippered by Matthieu Salomon and Quentin Delapierre / West Courtage - Ecole Navale, skippered by Simon Moriceau / Team OZ, skippered by Brett Dryland and Rod Waterhouse

More infos : Tour de France à la Voile website


Copyright background picture : Jean-Marie Liot

© Eloi Stichelbaut/Spindrift racing

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