4 maxi-trimarans et le Queen Mary 2 à l'assaut de l'Atlantique

25 Juin, 2017, 18:09 | Author: Loic Jullien

Le QM2 avait quitté son berceau le 22 décembre 2003.

Il y avait du monde, beaucoup de monde samedi pour la grande soirée The Bridge. Ici la foule rassemblée sur le quai de la ville le 27 juin 1917 pour accueillir les soldats américains. Le paquebot de 345 mètres de long et haut de 72 mètres rasera en milieu de matinée la côte morbihannaise pour rejoindre Saint-Nazaire.

Le mastodonte de 150.000 tonnes et de 41 mètres de large, s'engouffre dans un chenal, lui, large de 50 mètres, les images du retour du Queen Mary 2 étaient magiques pour les connaisseurs et les profanes, comme le montre notre vidéo au-dessus de l'article.

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RCA La Radio a décidé d'en savoir un peu plus sur le dispositif mis en place par les commerçants dans le cadre du centenaire du débarquement et donc de The Bridge.

Les 3152 milles de parcours vont être disputés par 23 marins à bord de quatre maxi-trimarans skippés par Francis Joyon, Thomas Coville, Yves Le Blévec et François Gabart.

Le "Queen Mary 2 " n'empruntera pas la même route que ses concurrents et traversera l'Atlantique presque tout droit. Le Queen Mary II, deuxième plus gros paquebot du monde, s'élancera de Saint-Nazaire à 19 heures ce dimanche soir pour une course incroyable face à quatre voiliers Ultime.


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