Since yesterday morning 9am, volunteers of the Winches Club are welcoming the skippers. This year, the registration takes place in a prefabricated near a crane located at the platform of Port of Tréboul. Registrations, security checks, distribution of T-shirts and of tokens for drinks take place now at the same place. We recall that the security check is mandatory to take part in the race and it is imperative to book a time slot to for that before Wednesday.
From 3 June, the Mini 6.50, these mini offshore sailing boats with a reduced crew, will assemble in Douarnenez for two big races of 2019 : the Marie-Agnès PéronTrophy, a challenge of the « French Championships of Solo Offshore Racing – Mini 6.50 » and the Mini-Fastnet. Continue reading THE 2019 SEASON OF THE MINIS IN DOUARNENEZ
Today, the Mini class unites about 300 members, mainly racers, from all professional horizons, from the carpenter to the engineer, from the sailing instructor to the banker, from the journalist to the professional skipper. Continue reading THE WORLD OF THE MINI’S TODAY
8 October 1977, Penzance (United Kingdom), 24 sailing boats of 6.50 m take to the open sea with a solo sailor on board towards Antigua in the Caribbean, via Tenerife (Canaries islands). Continue reading History of the Mini Class
Ground Logistics :
These are the muscles of the team. They transport the tables, seating and barriers for the prizegivings, social events and other festivities. They also put down the race markers at sea. Continue reading The Winches Club volunteers
This race was created to honour the memory of Marie-Agnès Péron, a competitor lost at sea during the Mini-Transat that started from Tréboul in 1991 and organized by the Winches Club.