One of the great charms and unique things about the biennial Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe is the wide selection of solo sailors to race their 21-foot Mini Class boats across the Atlantic.
Among the 72 entrants you find people who have travelled a long way from home to come and compete and others who have the race on their doorstep. There is also great range in terms of experience and age. The variety is what makes the race so special, one that embraces the diversity.
Breton harbour in Douarnenez (France) will see the fleet set off on September 19 to Lanzarote (Canary Islands) to complete stage one of the race. The second stage will start on October 31, taking the fleet …
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