The start took place at the scheduled time: 13:00
Marie Gendron on 1050-Léa Nature was the first to round the clearing buoy one mile after the start line, and it is she who leads the fleet at the Raz de Sein after two hours of racing, neck and neck with 1048-DMG Mori skippered by Laure Galley.
Julien Letissier on 1069-Frerot Branchet has taken the lead over the production boats and is making 12 knots in the Bay of Audierne.
The 138 did not start.
The 984, 1067 and 945 dropped out.
After returning to Douarnenez, the 833 finally got back into the race.