Embarquez avec Nicolas sur la Mini Transat 2015

Transatlantic, single-handed sailing race on 21 feet yachts, without assistance or any interaction with the outside world.

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02/08/2015
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Embarquez avec Nicolas sur la Mini Transat 2015

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What is the Mini Transat ?

 

The Mini Transat is a unique race which goes from France to Guadeloupe via the Canaries. The race is very different from any other offshore sailing race as it is raced :

   >  single-handedly 

   >  on yachts long of only 21 feet

   >  without any assistance or interactions with the outside world

   >  without any other navigational equipment than a simple GPS.  

 

 

My objective

 

The "Mini" is something I have always dreamt of. My objective is to be on the start line as well as to cross the finish line. This is already a difficult challenge in itself. Any satisfying ranking would be the icing on the cake.

 

 

Why sponsor me?

 

Offshore races like the Vendée Globe have always caught your attention and you've always wanted to be part of such a project?

You've always wanted to implement a particular project that appeals to you but you never could?

You want to sail across the Atlantic but you don't know how?

 

Single-handed races are not meant to be sailed alone. Join the adventure and take part in the most extreme sailing race there is!

Allocation of funds

The minimum budget to take part in the Mini Transat is as follows :

 

     2 000 €   Entry fee

+   5 000 €   Getting the boat back to France after the race (onboard a cargo)

+   1 500 €   Food during the race

+   3 500 €   Insurance

+   4 000 €   Energy generation (fuel cell and solar panels)

+      500 €   Medical test

+   1 000 €   Deck gear and ropes

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= 17 500 €

Choose your reward

For €10

Thanks! You become part of the project. You get automatically signed up on the newsletter and you receive a signed picture of the boat by email. You also appear in the list of benefactors on the website.
  • Backers: 4

For €20

In addition to previous rewards, you appear on the list of supporters inside the boat for the Mini Transat : at the end of the race your name will have crossed the Atlantic with me!
  • Backers: 5

For €50

In addition to previous rewards, you get a postcard from the stopover in Lanzarote and from the arrival in Guadeloupe. You also enter the draw to win a day out at sea on my Mini Transat boat!
  • Backers: 10

For €100

In addition to previous rewards, your name appears on the outside of the boat where it can be seen by everyone. It will be in the cockpit, to help me in every manoeuvre along the way! You're also invited to come visit the boat.
  • Backers: 4

For €200

In addition to previous rewards, you get a signed and framed picture of the boat.
  • Backers: 9

For €500

In addtion to previous rewards, you are invited to come sail the boat : a 21 ft boat which weighs under 800kg powered by a 1500 sq ft sail area.
  • Backers: 5

For €1,000

In addition to previous rewards, your company becomes an official sponsor of the project and appears on the boom, ensuring maximum visibility. You also appear on every project video.

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