Skipper Nándor Fa is preparing for his private transatlantic training from Les Sables d’Olonne to USA with his renewed Imoca 60 racing boat – The 2-crew member left the Vendée Globe village 17th Jun. Nándor is going to sail back from Newport as his solo transat.
Spirit of Hungary left Port Olona this afternoon. Nándor Fa and his 2-member crew has started their transatlantic crossing towards Newport (USA). They hoisted their brand new mainsail at 15:30 (local time) in front of the plage of Les Sables d’Olonne and turned northwest. (more images and video soon)
Short Video ©mixpress Spirit of Hungary is leaving Les Sables d’Olonne
Gallery from Margosia Viau:
Midday’s happy testsailing on the Atlantic ocean – Les Sables d’Olonne
16th June in the morning
Ready for sailing 🙂 waiting for the good wind – wich is almost 0 at the moment
14th June – Port Olona Les Sables
Interview with Michel Desjoyeaux 2 times Vendée Globe winner ocean skipper in Port Olona
13th June Setting the new solent
– thanks for the datatransfer to the OSM office
2016 Jun13 early morning – CC arrived in Les Sables d’Olonne – Congratulations to the happy Kiwi skipper!
2016 Jun 11 Port Olona VG pontoon
Setting the new sails – the main is on.Nándor is preparing to sail out with his brand new mast and sail set for testing at mid of next week.
Thanks fort he data transfer for the NY – Vendée Office
– the first 3 boats are expected for 7thJun.
Waiting for the craining and the early afternoon’s Imoca measuring – industrial port of the Vendée Globe city.
photo_video©SpiritofHungary/mixpress/Les Sables d’Olonne
IMOCA heeling test
photo©SpiritofHungary/mixpress/Les Sables d’Olonne
video©SpiritofHungary/mixpress/Les Sables d’Olonne
The AlexThomson’s team just arrived to wait for their Boss.
Nándor is going to be resdy for the new Imoca 90 degrees heeling test dated for tomorrow.
images: VG pontoon Les Sables d’Olonne Port Olona by mixpress