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LE CIGARE ROUGE has been around the world 5 times proving how well built she is and reflecting on the skill of CDK Technologies.
In 2018, she undertook a major refit including a new stainless-steel keel, new rudder, etc. worth 400 K EUR. She is racing the Route du Rhum 2022 with skipper Catherine Chabaud who raced in the 1996-97 Vendee Globe Race. LE CIGARE ROUGE will be available for sale at the end of the Race either in Guadeloupe or back in France.


Special Features :

  • 1992/93: Vendee Globe - 2nd with Jean-Luc Van Den Heede on GROUPE SOFAP HELVIM
  • 1994/95: BOC Challenge - 2nd with Jean-Luc Van Den Heede on VENDEE ENTREPRISES
  • 1996/97: Vendee Globe - 6th with Catherine Chabaud on WHIRLPOOL
  • 1998: Route du Rhum - 2nd with Jean-Luc Van Den Heede on ALGIMOUS
  • 2000/2001: Vendee Globe - 10th with Joe Seeten on CHOCOLATS DU MONDE
  • 2004/2005:   Vendee Globe -13th with Karen Leibovici on BENEFIC
Model Open 60 Year built / Refit 1991 / 2018 Builder CDK Technologies Architect Harlet Mortain Length 18,18 m Beam 3,80 m Draft 4,50 m Displacement 8,00 t Construction Composite Engine 1 x 28hp LOMBARDINI
Flag French

News & publications

  • LE CIGARE ROUGE participates to the Route du Rhum 2022 !
    November 17, 2022

    LE CIGARE ROUGE participates to the Route du Rhum...

    On November 9, 2022 at 2:15 pm in Saint-Malo, France, LE CIGARE ROUGE gave an impressive start at the famous Atlantic race La Route du Rhum, bound for Guadeloupe. For its 12th edition, The Queen of Transatlantics in Solitaire counted 138 skippers participating in the race, and among...

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  • LE CIGARE ROUGE : New Racing Yacht For Sale
    October 25, 2022

    LE CIGARE ROUGE : New Racing Yacht For Sale

    LE CIGARE ROUGE, the 18.18m Open 60 built in 1991 by CDK Technologies is a boat that has proven its true quality of construction: she has sailed around the world 5 times and has completed 4 Vendée Globe (2nd place in 1992,1996,2000,2004) ! Passed from hand to hand by experienced skippers,...

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