the crew of Groupe Atlantic titled


The Groupe Atlantic crew won the 44th edition of the 2021 Tour de France sailing on the wire on Saturday after twenty days of racing, at the end of the 8th and final stage on the artificial lake of Serre-Ponçon (Hautes- Alps). In second position until this morning with two points behind Helvetia Blue by Normandy, the crew of Clément Cron, who wanted “finish the job», Waited for the Super Final to overtake his opponents, in the lead since the first day.

« We are four complementary people and I think it was the best team we could dream of», Rejoiced Clément Cron. This Super Final brought together the four best teams in a match-racing format (duel between boats) on this Hautes-Alpes lake. For the first time in the history of the Tour de France sailing, an exclusively female crew is on the podium. The Helvetia Blue by Normandy crew led by Pauline Courtois took out Royan Atlantique in the quarter-finals, before being beaten in the semi-finals by the future winners.

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