Actualités

MARCH NEWS 2022

6 April 2022

The winter refit continues for FORTINET-BEST WESTERN. Having been completely stripped back, our IMOCA is currently being painted and our team’s starting to reassemble all the various elements of deck hardware on the boat.  FORTINET-BEST WESTERN is getting a makeover thanks to a brand-new paint job, so she can glide through this 2022 season in style!  […]

FEBRUARY NEWS 2022

4 February 2022

It’s been a little over a month since our IMOCA FORTINET-BEST WESTERN went in for refit at our new base in Lorient, Brittany, to undergo a thorough check-up and get a fresh lick of paint in readiness for what promises to be an intense 2022 season!

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE: THE ATLANTIC AS THE SOLE HORIZON

20 January 2022

After a particularly gruelling first week of racing, the Romain Attanasio-Sébastien Marsset duo has managed to hold onto its ‘top 10’ spot in the IMOCA fleet. Having negotiated the Canaries passage over the weekend, Fortinet-Best Western is continuing to make headway along the African coast before plunging southwards and making for the West Indies. 

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE: ON THE HOME STRAIGHT

Having valiantly exited the doldrums, Fortinet-Best Western rounded the Fernando de Noronha waypoint this Sunday. Romain Attanasio and Sébastien Marsset, 8th in the IMOCA category, even treated themselves to the luxury of stealing a march on their rivals. We review a week packed with emotion before the duo set a course for the West Indies, where they’re expected to make landfall this Saturday. 

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE: A VERY PROMISING SEVENTH PLACE!

Romain Attanasio and Sébastien Marsset crossed the finish line in 7th place this Sunday in Martinique, at 04 h 37 min (08 h 37 min UTC). As a result, the two men completed the transatlantic passage in 20 days, 20 hours, 10 minutes at an average speed of 13.07 knots. The driving force in the group of outsiders for a considerable time, they notably demonstrated that Fortinet-Best Western was more than capable of playing the lead in IMOCA.

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE: 5TH DAY OF RACING FOR FORTINET – BEST WESTERN

12 November 2021

, today we’re reviewing the past five days of racing.

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE: FORTINET-BEST WESTERN GETS OFF TO A BLISTERING START!

8 November 2021

Romain Attanasio and Sébastien Marsset have kicked off the transatlantic with conviction and zeal, quickly asserting themselves in the lead group among the IMOCAs. After a bracing start and a night where sleep was scarce, they are in 3rd place in the 13:00 UTC ranking this Monday, less than 2 miles shy of 2nd place.

TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE 2021: ATTANASIO, THE INTERVIEW PRIOR TO DOCKING OUT

5 November 2021

The countdown is on. On Sunday, Romain Attanasio and Sébastien Marsset will compete in their first transatlantic race aboard ‘Fortinet-Best Western’. The dockside buzz, management of the start, weather analysis and ambitions are becoming increasingly refined… Romain gives us the low-down on the key points of the race before setting sail.