Route du Rhum 2022

In the Market: The Route du Rhum 2022 generated 266 million euros in media coverage


THOMAS RUYANT received the Male Sailor trophy at the 2023 Foiling Awards ceremony, which took place on March 29 in Milan. The SailGP circuit was rewarded with a special prize for its contribution to the foiling industry as well as the main trophy for the event of the year. All the winners are here.

PIETRO LUCIANI will be the co-skipper this season for William Mathelin-Moreaux’s double-handed races aboard his Class40 Dékuple.

BLAISE MASSON joins the Befoil team on April 1 as Director of Operations.

SILVIA SICOURI, former Italian 49er FX specialist, was elected president of the 69F class.

HANNAH STODEL has been appointed Para Sailing Manager by World Sailing, with the mission of reintroducing sailing to the program of the Paralympic Games in Brisbane in 2032.


THE TEAM LA BOULANGÈRE BIO is looking for a preparateur/boat captain for its Class40; position to be filled at the beginning of May, based in Lorient.

VIRTUAL REGATTA is recruiting a Marketing Director (M/F), 5 years of experience, fluent in English; permanent position to be filled immediately, based in Issy-les-Moulineaux.

GEPETO COMPOSITE is recruiting 2 experienced composite technicians (M/F); fixed-term or permanent positions depending on profiles, to be filled immediately, based in Lorient.

ATELIER INTERFACE is recruiting 2 versatile composite workers (M/F); fixed-term or freelance positions, which can evolve into permanent positions, to be filled at the beginning of April in Rochefort.

THE CARBOMAN GROUP is recruiting a composite sales engineer (M/F); permanent position to be filled immediately, based in Vannes.



ALEXIA BARRIER is looking for a media man/media woman as part of The Famous Project; 6-month paid internship to be filled immediately, based in La Grande Motte.



OC SPORT PEN DUICK has released the figures for the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe 2022, with a record-breaking edition that will have generated 266 million euros in media coverage. Other key figures: 138 solo sailors entered, 106 at the finish, a record beaten by Charles Caudrelier (6 days 19 hours 47 minutes and 25 seconds), 1.5 million visitors to the start village in Saint-Malo, 305,000 to the finish village in Pointe-à-Pitre, 1,100 accredited journalists, 5 million unique visitors to the official website and 167,000 downloads of the application.

ELODIE BONAFOUS, who injured her knee during physical training, will not be able to take part in the Transat Paprec alongside Martin Le Pape and will not be replaced.


The INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CAPE HORNERS has launched a call for applications for sailors wishing to join its Hall of Fame in 2023, which today includes 28 names.

METSTRADE and the FOILING ORGANIZATION have announced the launch of a Foiling Technology Pavilion at the next edition of the Amsterdam show (November 15-17).

Photo: Alexis Courcoux
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