News in brief
Lorient La Base in excitement this weekend!
As per each year on the third weekend of September, Lorient La Base hosts L'Atlantique Le Télégramme regatta and the Azimut Challenge. The program of this 19th edition organized by CN Lorient, was for racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday for IRC, Class40, J/70, J/80, Osiris, Multi 2000 and sportboats. In the Azimut Challenge there were 15 IMOCAs.
The notice of race published, open registrations
A little less than eight months befoe the start of Lorient-Bermuda-Lorient (scheduled for May 5, 2019), the notice of race is now available and downloadable on the official notice board (ONB) of the race site. Its publication is also timed to coincide with the opening of registrations.
Guillaume Rottée named race director
Lorient Grand Large, organizer of Lorient-Bermuda-Lorient has chosen to entrust the race direction to Guillaume Rottée as per the recommendation of OC Sport Pen Duick who are resposnible for delivery of the sporting side of the race. Guillaume has recently worked on the Monaco Globe Series, on Sailing Arabia The Tour and The Bridge.
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Town and region
Lorient, Brittany's third largest city
With a total population of 207,000 inhabitants, Lorient is the third largest urban area in Brittany after Rennes and Brest. Located in the heart of southern Brittany, the Lorient urban agglomeration counts 25 municipalities and extends over a large territory with diverse identities ranging from maritime to urban and rural. Thanks to its coastline and the harbour of Lorient, the city is open to the world, while the two valleys of the rivers Scorff and Blavet connect it to inland Brittany.Discover Lorient and its area