The DRHEAM-CUP / GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AU LARGE was created in 2016 by Jacques CIVILISE, in response to a need for a Great Open Sea Race for sailboats, French, in summer, open to many types monohull and multihull boats, and professional and amateur sailors.
The DRHEAM-CUP / GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AU LARGE is a major nautical event with high added value, recognized since its 2nd edition as the French reference in the concert of international Grandes Courses au Large "OPEN" making all more 600 nautical miles, such as:
The FASTNET-RACE, England
The MIDDLE SEA RACE, Italy
THE SYDNEY-HOBART RACE, Australia
The CARIBBEAN 600, Antigua (Apart from the Vendée Globe, Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, Transat Jacques Vabre, Volvo Ocean Race races which are part of the category of transoceanic or oceanic races).
The main dates of the DRHEAM-CUP/GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AU LARGE 2022:
Tuesday July 12: deadline for arrival of boats in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
Wednesday July 13: Opening of the village in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
Thursday July 14: Fireworks in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin
Friday July 15: DRHEAM-TROPHY (prologue)
Sunday July 17: Departure of the DRHEAM-CUP / GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE DE COURSE AU LARGE
Wednesday July 20: Estimated arrival of the first boats in La Trinité-sur-mer
Sunday July 24: Prize giving at La Trinité-sur-mer
it's a qualifying race for the Route du Rhum 2022
Oren Nataf will take the race aboard the Rayon Vert Multi 50 yoke MOCRA and we wish him good luck !
Credit photo: sail-world.com