A young skipper embarks LINKERS on the next Mini Transat 6.50 yacht race!
Amélie GRASSI, 26 years, was born in La Rochelle (France). This passionate of the Sea who holds a Master 2 in Social Law will share her values and her enthusiasm throughout the offshore racing season.
Amélie has an impressive nautical track record 2018 with numerous dinghy races on a national and international level:
– Participations in races on the Mini circuit 2018 (winner of the Plastimo Lorient Mini 6.50, 2nd in the Pornichet Select, 2nd in the Mini Fastnet)
– 2nd in the French Singlehanded Offshore Racing Championship 2018
– Participations in races on the Mini circuit 2019 (2nd in the Mini in May)
It was indeed Amelie, who was chosen by the talented skipper Loïck Peyron to set sail alongside him onboard in the Sardinha Cup.
Save the date: 22 September 2019 in La Rochelle. Start of the Mini-Transat 2019, Single-handed Trans-Atlantic Race from La Rochelle to the Martin Bay (Martinique) via Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Best wishes on a great season and fair winds to Amélie from the LINKERS team partnering to this challenge!