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Dieppe // The Grand Final

Published on 24/01/2019

A charming fishing port on the Normany coast of northern France, Dieppe will welcome the Solitaire fleet after 2,130 nautical miles of racing around some of Europe’s roughest waters.

The skippers are expected to arrive in Dieppe on Wednesday 26th June. A non-points scoring postlogue race is planned for Saturday 29th June allowing the public to see the new Figaro Bénéteau 3’s in action before the official prize giving where the winner of the 2019 Solitaire URGO Le Figaro will be crowned.

Patrick Boulier, President of the community of the Dieppe Region “DIEPPE MARITIME”

“It is now almost a tradition in Dieppe to welcome the arrival of the Solitaire URGO Le Figaro. We reserve, with all public and private partners, a beautiful birthday for the 50th anniversary of this legendary race. After the passage of the Hermione, which will stop at Dieppe on the sidelines of the Armada of Rouen, the arrival of the Skippers in the port of Dieppe will mark the opening of the tourist season and will also be an opportunity to highlight the assets and know-how of the Dieppe area.”

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