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Sailing Crew Abandon Record Breaking Attempt

Sailing Crew Abandon Record Breaking Attempt

Stormy conditions, technical problems and injury have forced Jean-Pierre Dick to abandon his attempted record breaking crossing in the first Bermuda Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge. A main energy recharging system failure, poor weather conditions and a hand injury made the four-times Transat Jacques Vabre winner decide to halt the record attempt... Read more of this article

Photos: The Bermuda-Lorient Challenge Begins

Photos: The Bermuda-Lorient Challenge Begins

The first Bermuda Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge, is underway with the attempted record breaking crossing expected to take under 13 days. A spokesperson said, “The boat left from St George’s, Bermuda, on the 3000nm crossing, passing the starting line at 21h48 BST on Friday 6th May. “The time to beat for the crossing, of 12 days 23... Read more of this article

David Sussmann Highlights Pure Ocean

David Sussmann Highlights Pure Ocean

The Pure Ocean challenge between Bermuda and Lorient will take place this month, with the event aiming to “highlight ocean conservation and raise funds for the foundation’s work.” Pure Ocean founder David Sussmann told Bernews, “The event aims to highlight ocean conservation and raise funds for the foundation’s work. Whilst race entry... Read more of this article

Sailors Reflect On Pure Ocean Challenge

Sailors Reflect On Pure Ocean Challenge

The Pure Ocean challenge between Bermuda and Lorient will take place next month, with those involved in the series of races over the years reflecting on “the importance of the route and its resurgence.” A spokesperson said, “Ahead of the start of the Pure Ocean challenge between Bermuda and Lorient next month, which will resurrect the... Read more of this article

Entries Open For Bermuda-Lorient Challenge

Entries Open For Bermuda-Lorient Challenge

Entries are now open for the first Bermuda Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge, which will set off in May 2022. A spokesperson said, “Entries are now open for the first Bermuda Lorient – Pure Ocean Challenge, which will set off from the western Atlantic island on 8th May. “Organised by the Pure Ocean Foundation, Absolute Dreamer and Lorient... Read more of this article