Liebe Leser schliesst seine Tore. Nach 11 Jahren möchte ich andere Projekte verwirklichen, auf Reisen gehen und das Leben endlich in vollen Zügen geniessen. Es waren 11 wundervolle Jahre mit Ihnen. bleibt mindestens die nächsten Jahre als Bilderbuch noch bestehen. Doch jeder Abschied kann auch ein neuer Anfang sein. Nun ist es endgültig. Ich wünsche Ihnen eine weiterhin schöne Zeit. Ich danke Ihnen für die Lesertreue und Ihre ehrliche Begeisterung mit grosser Dankbarkeit. Danke, dass ich Sie 11 Jahre verwöhnen durfte.

Tschau und auf Wiedersehen.

Marcel Krebs

Wer weiterhin mit mir und Sämi in Kontakt bleiben will, kann dies über meinen persönlichen Blog.

Dear Users closes its gates. After 11 years I would like to realize other projects, go on journeys and finally enjoy life to the fullest. There were 11 wonderful years with you. will continue to exist as a picture book for at least the next few years. But every farewell can also be a new beginning. Now it is final. I wish you a good time. I would like to thank the readership and your honest enthusiasm with great gratitude. Thank you for spoiling you for 11 years.

Chess and goodbye.

Marcel Krebs

Anyone who wants to stay in touch with me and Sämi can do so through my personal blog.



Loick Peyron (Maxi Solo Banque Populaire VII) Wins La Route Du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe In Record Time

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Thirty two years after the first of his seven attempts, French ocean racing star Loick Peyron won the mythical Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe this Monday morning (TU) when he crossed the finish line of the solo race from Saint-Malo France to Pointe-a-Pitre at 04:08:32 TU/05:08:32 CET/00:08:32 local The lone skipper of the 31.5m (103ft) Ultime trimaran Maxi Solo Banque Populaire VII completed the 3,542 miles course in 7d 15h 8m 32s.

Peyron's Party Awaits

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After nine editions over 32 years, Pointe-a-Pitre - the finish city for La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe - has shown it knows how to throw a welcome party to the heroic finishers of the classic, four yearly 3542 miles solo race from Saint Malo.

Lucky 7?

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As it so often does La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe sees deeply contrasting fortunes on the race course between Saint-Malo and Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe this Saturday evening.

FLASH INFO: Cat Phones Dismasted

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At 17:30 UTC, British competitor, Conrad Humphreys, Racing on the Class 40 Cat Phones, contacted the race office of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe to report that his boat had dismasted when he was 380nm east of the Azores. Conrad Humphreys is safe inside the boat and he is monitoring the situation. The Race Direction of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe contacted the CROSS (France's Maritime Rescue Coordination Center). They are keeping the contact with the British skipper to try to get him to the coast as soon as possible.

Dual Duels

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Aerial view of the IMOCA MACIF with french skipper Francois Gabart training in bad weather off Groix Island, south brittany, prior to the Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe on october 06, 2014 - Photo Jean Marie Liot / DPPI

Racing remains too close to call at the head of IMOCA 60 class, Class 40 and the Multi50 Class in La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe while the margins in the Ultime and Rhum classes are more established.

Yann Guichard is on track at the start of this fast-paced Route du Rhum: Spindrift 2 lying in second position after two days of racing

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©Th.Martinez/Sea&Co. BELLE ILE - BRITANNY- FRANCE . Maxi "SPINDRIFT 2" skipper Yann Guichard (FRA) en entrainement solo au large de la bretagne, en vue de la Route du Rhum 2014. *** Maxi "SPINDRFIT 2" skipper Yann Guichard (FRA) training solo offshore Brittany before 2014 Route du Rhum.

The sailors are setting an astonishing early pace.

La Route du Rhum: The Race Village of La Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe is Open in Saint-Malo

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People walk along the docks of the Saint-Malo harbor (Britanny, North Western France), the 26 October 2006, where the 74 sailing boats remain before taking the start next 29 October of the solo sailing race "Route du Rhum - Banque Postale" from Saint-Malo to Pointe-à-Pitre (French West Indies). AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAU