Discover the world by racing, a new approach to off shore racing
An unprecedented journey across the planet
First offshore race start on African soil
A competition – rhythmic adventure: 16 starts and arrivals in 9 months
An intense, unique stopovers
The Class40, a sports series of high international level
Global media coverage
The globe40 is an event organized by Sirius Events which has a long experience in nautical events.
The company was founded in 2005 by Manfred Ramspacher, after 8 years as President of the Tour de France à la voile, the 1st crewed sailing event in France in the 2000s with up to 40 teams and 1000 competitors per edition.
Sirius Events has organized nearly 45 events in France, Europe and internationally for 16 years in the fields:
– International regatta (in-shore): in the world of the America’s Cup with the events of the GC32 circuit in France, the J80 World Championship in Marseille (120 boats), the Normandy International Week, La Martinique Flying Regatta …
– Off-shore offshore racing: 2 editions of the Transat Jacques Vabre (2013 – 2015), the Normandy Channel Race (created by the company, 13 editions in Class40 – 1st Class40 event in Europe excluding transats), Brest Atlantiques in 2019 – U-turn around the world in “Ultim” maxi-multihulls.
The GLOBE40 supported by the FFV
Jean-Luc Denéchau – President of the French of Sailing Federation