Solenn for Pure Ocean

A sporting challenge for the environment

Learn more about the crew of the Solenn for Pure Ocean.

“We are two sailors who have a passion for the ocean and sailing. Beyond this passion, we share common values that make us a strong team with almost no limits! During our regattas and maritime expeditions, we became aware of the degradation of the ocean and the need to act. We are aware that our playground is fragile and we want to protect it and act to preserve the ocean and marine biodiversity.

The Pure Ocean Foundation was an obvious choice. Indeed, we share the same passion for the ocean, the protection of the environment and in particular the marine environment. The race name of the boat then became Solenn for Pure Ocean!”

Ludovic Gerard & Nicolas Brossay, two loyal Pure Ocean ambassadors.

The Solenn For Pure Ocean crew raises funds for Pure Ocean!

In order to allow everyone to get committed to the preservation of the ocean, the crew had set up an online kitty throughout the race and was able to raise more than 4000 euros for ocean research!


The crew of Solenn for Pure Ocean wins the 1st edition of the Cap Martinique!

The crew of Solenn for Pure Ocean wins the 1st edition of the Cap Martinique!

After leaving Brittany on May 1st, sailing 3800 nautical miles, racing for 20 days and going all the way, the crew of Solenn for Pure Ocean crossed the finish line in Martinique on Saturday and won this edition of the Cap Martinique!

The 20th of May 2022 is a historic day for the skippers Ludovic Gerard and Nicolas Brossay as they have won the first edition of the Cap Martinique and have thus marked the history of this race with indelible ink!

Throughout the sea crossing, the two sailors supported Pure Ocean and did not stop promoting the Fund’s actions, even though the race was fierce between the different crews!

Pure Ocean congratulates its two ambassadors and expresses its gratitude to this crew, passionate about the sea and fervent defenders of the ocean!

A huge congratulations and thank you!

Learn more about Cap Martinique

Created by the Union Nationale pour la Course au Large (UNCL), the Transat’ Cap Martinique is a new regatta, aimed at enlightened amateur sailors. The sixty registered sailboats, on boats of between 9m and 11m, double-handed or single-handed, set off from La Trinité sur Mer on 1 May 2022. This first edition will take the competitors to Fort de France, Martinique, via Madeira, without stopping. 3800 nautical miles to be covered in one shot, i.e. 20 to 25 days in complete autonomy!

During their crossing, the participants must support a sustainable development or societal development cause. For this edition, Ludovic Gerard and Nicolas Brossay are supporting Pure Ocean on board the Solenn for Pure Ocean!

The crew of Solenn for Pure Ocean wins the 4th edition of the DRHEAM-CUP!

The Solenn for Pure Ocean and her great crew did it! They won the 4th edition of the DRHEAM-CUP which took place from 13 to 24 July 2022.

Leaving Cherbourg-en-Cotentin on July 17th, the crew of Solenn for Pure Ocean, Ludovic Gérard and Nicolas Brossay, is the first IRC Double to arrive in La Trinité-sur-Mer after 3 days, 19h 44’25” of racing.

During this ocean race, they supported Pure Ocean and raised funds for ocean research. Pure Ocean thanks them and congratulates them for their commitment and determination!

Congratulations to our two ambassadors!

Discover the videos made by the crew during the Cap Martinique to talk about the Pure Ocean actions.

Discover all the videos of Ludovic and Nicolas on the Facebook of Solenn For Pure Ocean



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