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Sam Davies prepares for her trans-Atlantic challenge

The 25 crews competing in the Figaro class’ biennial doublehanded Transatlantic AG2R “La Mondiale” were presented in Paris ahead of the race beginning at Concarneau on 18 April.

Amongst the competitors are Sam Davies and Romain Attanasio on Saveol and we are delighted to say Sam is kitted out in a MUSTO MPX Race Dry Smock and some of the new Active Base Layer tops and trousers plus a new Gore-Tex balaclava to replace the one she unfortunately lost least year.

Sam Davies pre AG2R

Sam & Romain’s progress can be tracked at the official website transat.ag2rlamondiale.fr as they tear across the Atlantic toward the race’s finish in St Barts in the West Indies.

MUSTO’s range of MPX sailing gear is the perfect choice for offshore, race and pleasure sailors alike. It suits almost all conditions and utilises GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric to provide levels of durability and breathability you just can’t get in non GORE-TEX® products. It is only really superseded by the MUSTO HPX range which is the gear of choice for organisations such as the RNLI.

Hopefully the competitors will have a smooth journey across to the Caribbean and we look forward to tracking Saveol’s progress.

The full list of competitors is as follows:

AGIR Recouvrement crewed by Adrien Hardy &Stanislas Maslard
BANQUE POPULAIRE  crewed by Jeanne Grégoire &Gérald Véniard
BcomBIO  crewed by Luce Molinier and Bertrand Castelnerac
BRIT AIR  crewed by Armel Le Cleac’h and Fabien Delahaye
CERCLE VERT  crewed by Gildas Morvan  and Bertrand de Broc
CHEMINEES POUJOULAT  crewed by Bernard Stamm  and Gildas Mahé
CONCARNEAU – SAINT BARTHELEMY  crewed by Miguel Danet  and Damien Cloarec
GARMIN – ONE NETWORK ENERGIES  and Yannig Livory  and Erwan Livory
GASPE 7  crewed by Joseph Brault  and Antoine koch
GEDIMAT  crewed by Armel Tripon  and Franck Le Gal
GENERALI  crewed by Nicolas Lunven  and Jean Le Cam
GENERALI – EUROP ASSISTANCE  crewed by Yann Elies  and Jérémie Beyou
GROUPE BEL  crewed by Kito De Pavant  and Sébastien Audigane
GROUPE SNEF  crewed by Jean Paul Mouren  and Paul Meilhat
iSanté  crewed by Christophe Rateau  and Sylvain Pontu
KICKERS  crewed by Sébastien Picault  and Laurent Bourgues
LUFTHANSA  crewed by Ronan Treussart  and Yannick Le Clech
LUISINA  crewed by Eric Drouglazet  and Laurent Pellecuer
MAISONS DE L’AVENIR – URBATYS  crewed by Henri-Paul Schipman  and Pierre Canevet
MemoireStBarth.com  crewed by Richard Lédée  and Christophe Lebas
SAVE THE RICH  and Christophe Bouvet and Yannick Bestaven
SAVEOL  crewed by Romain Attanasio  and Samantha Davies
SKIPPER MACIF  crewed by Eric Peron  and Gwen Riou
TRIER C’EST PRESERVER  crewed by Laurent Gouezigoux and Bertrand Delesne

Best of luck to them all.

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