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THE PINNACLE OF THE CLASS40 CHAMPIONSHIP

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SHORT-HANDED,
MULTI-STAGED AROUND-THE-WORLD YACHT RACE STARTING IN THE SUMMER OF 2023

The only multi-stage round-the-world event in the Class40 Championship, the race will see 35 of the fastest and most exciting Class40 crews line-up in France ready to race south towards South Africa, before heading onto Australia/New Zealand, South America and back to France.

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SOLO AND
DOUBLE-HANDED,
35 COMPETITORS,
5 OCEANS,
1 CIRCUMNAVIGATION

Open to all classified Class40 crews, professional and amateur alike, The Race Around will feature two simultaneous race categories: solo and double-handed.

The route remains the same. The challenge couldn’t be more different.

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THE CLASS40,
HIGH PERFORMANCE MEETS ACCESSIBLE INNOVATION

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With a focus on performance, sustainability and accessible sailing, Class40's are the perfect ocean racing platform. Built to a box rule with a focus on maintaining a cost effective, yet high performance boat. 

With 15 new boats under construction in 2022, Class40 is one of the most dynamic classes in international ocean racing and looks set to continue its rapid growth. 

ONE GLOBAL RACECOURSE

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MONTHS ALONE AT SEA

IN THE MOST CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENTS

PUSHING BOTH HUMAN AND TECHNOLOGICAL BOUNDARIES

THIS IS THE RACE AROUND

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OUR PARTNERS

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