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Title partner of The Transat CIC since 2019, the CIC is strengthening its commitment by becoming main partner of the next two editions (2022 and 2026) of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe.

The CIC is thus joining forces with the two most famous single-handed transatlantic races alongside OC Sport Pen Duick, organizer of these two events.


The CIC becomes the main partner of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe 2022 and 2026 with the Brittany Region and the City of Saint-Malo, main partners engaged alongside the Guadeloupe Regional Council, the major exclusive partner of the event until 2026.


By providing its support to the two largest single-handed multi-class transatlantic races, the CIC also affirms its economic, environmental and societal commitment to all stakeholders in the blue economy. The CIC had indeed already confirmed its commitment to The Transat CIC with a view to the 2024 edition alongside the event's major institutional partners, the City of Brest and Brest Métropole.


For Daniel Baal , general director of the CIC: “ We are proud to support two of the most legendary transatlantic races, those which revealed or confirmed the biggest names in ocean racing. This double partnership in sailing with OC Sport Pen Duick highlights the spirit of entrepreneurship, technological performance and collective strength which are the fundamental values of the CIC. »


For Hervé Favre , president of OC Sport Pen Duick, and organizer of The Transat CIC and La Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe: “ That the CIC joins us for these two major races is a source of great pride for us as organizers. . A partner with a long-term commitment is excellent news for the ocean racing ecosystem. It is also an immense guarantee of confidence in the future. This collaboration, born in the middle of a health storm, promises to be under the best auspices for the future! »


About the CIC

A leading bank in France and internationally, the bank of one in three companies in France, CIC provides its clients with a French network of nearly 1,900 agencies and 20,000 employees and international relays in 34 country. Strongly involved in the sporting world, the CIC supports numerous regional sporting events or associations.

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About OC Sport Pen Duick

A subsidiary of the Télégramme Group, OC Sport is an international company specializing in the creation and organization of innovative sporting events. Displaying a strong presence in the field of outdoor disciplines (cycling, running and trail), the structure is also historically involved in the world of ocean racing via its subsidiary OC Sport Pen Duick. Organizer of legendary events such as the Road du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe, The Transat CIC, La Solitaire du Figaro or even La Transat en double Concarneau – Saint Barth, OC Sport Pen Duick recently created the Hub By Oc Sport. Drawing on its expertise in managing offshore racing teams, this new structure responds to the sporting projects of sailors.


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