a barrier. The fourth edition of the Dirham Cup will start from Cherbourg en Cotentin

From left to right: Antoine Jean, Isabel Fontaine, Manuela Maher and Benoit Ariffe surround Jacques Sivils, the creator of the Drahim Cup who will be leaving from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin (Manche). (© La Presse de la Manche)

This is amazing Tuesday 17 May 2022in the Empress’ Salon in City Hall Cherbourgthe organizers and partner communities announced The main marine event of the year In the how much : the beginning and associated ceremonies 4And Dirham Cup Editionthe French Grand Prix abroad, which He will depart from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin To connect La Trinité-sur-Mer (Morbihan).

“We’ve scored 100And registered boat Yesterday (Tuesday, editor’s note) ”, rejoices Jacques Sevilles, founder of this competition in 2016 and which is only increasing. So much so that at the last Paris Boat Show, he was the president of the French Federation of a barrier He emphasized that “the race Entering the legend “.

Eligible for Route du Rhum

The the master Someone will choose to sail three coursesdepending on the category boat and their level. Figaro, Multi 2000, IRC and Mini 6.50 will be measured on 600 mile cyclewhich will take them to Wolf Rock Lighthouse on the west end of Cornwall.

Three Ultime is currently working on 1500 mile cycle. these sea ​​giants You will fly on the surface of the water to the Isle of Man, in the northern Irish Sea, before turning around Fastnet Rock, in southern Ireland, reaching Bilbao (Portugal) and finally crossing the finish line in Morbihan.

Finally, Ocean Fifty (“we’ll have nearly all of them,” assures Jacques Civilise), Imoca, Class 40, large Open monohulls, Rhum mono and Multi will line up at the start of 1000 mile cyclewhich will circle the southwest coast of the United Kingdom before heading to Fastnet Rock, then ‘disembark’ towards La Trinité-sur-Mer after sliding off Royan.

It’s this DC 1000 course Qualified for the famous Route du Rhum route. “We have The respective symbolic boatsLike Pen Duick III and Pen Duick VI with Marie Tabarly. There is, too Many Norman captains Notes Jack Sevilles, who was born in the West Indies, but learned to sail in Cherbourg thanks to his uncle in the navy.

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the program

Tuesday 12th July
Deadline for boats to arrive at Cherbourg-en-Cotentin Marina.

Wednesday 13
Opening of the village on the green beach with the company Les Passagers (vertical dance and painting).

Thursday 14
Quiet music with giant picnic, Nos Marins concert and fireworks.

Friday 15
Introduction to the Dhream Cup and the concert by Bagdad Lann-Bihoué.

Saturday 16
Awarding a prize for the 2020 edition and closing ceremony (name of the upcoming artist).

Sunday 17
Departure of the Dram Cup (French Grand Prix Abroad) from 2 pm.

From the 13th to the 17th of July
Start diving, tree climbing, remote controlled boats, Les Parasols de Cherbourg entertainment, sporting events, national marine car platform, marine fire truck, marine choir, union village, Normandy en Bosch mini fair with cooking workshops, nautical christening and introduction to coastal kayaking – all activities on land are free.

Early in 2019, its creator announced that he wants to Make departure from Cherbourg-en-Cotentin permanent For all releases from 2020 and beyond, knowing that This race is held every two years.

“I emphasize human relations. The acronym Drheam stands for “Human Relations Development and Management Applications,” a concept he used in many major international companies prior to creating his dream sailing race.” I want there to be a triangle: competitionAnd Share And a party “, Confirms.

folk festival

If the 2020 edition has already started from Cherbourg, then The health context prevented the village from holding celebrations. This will not be the case this year. “I think it will be Beautiful popular moment that will revive the city”, announced Muriel Jozo Marigny, deputy city of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, in charge of tourism and water sports.

” The cotintin Endeavors to support major maritime events. Because with this support we can circulating boats ‘, for her part, confirms Manuela Maher, 3And Vice President in charge of Sea, Watersports and the Cotentin River Impact. Isabelle Fontaine, district councilor, and Antoine Jean, regional councilor, show the same desire to create a ‘common synergy’ for Elevating the English Channel and Normandy to major sea destinations.

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