CDK Group passes another milestone

After a year spent confirming the various areas for development, CDK Group is making changes to its organisation, appointing Stéphane Digard General Manager to succeed Cyril Abiteboul. Moreover, CDK Group is announcing the creation of a Strategic Council, in which Cyril Abiteboul will participate, presided over by Loïck Peyron.


CDK Technologies continues with the acquisition of C3 Technologies

A year to the day after Inspiring Sport Capital’s equity investment, CDK Technologies has bolstered its positioning and its expertise through the acquisition of the La Rochelle-based company, C3 Technologies, which is recognised for the design and manufacture of high-performance composite parts (prototype and production elements).


Four podiums for CDK Technologies

With a level of commitment rarely attained elsewhere, a plethora of twists and turns and a slew of record transatlantic passage times despite the demanding and testing conditions… the 12th edition of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe certainly went above and beyond in fulfilling its promise as a complex race, absolutely brimming with suspense. For the boats built by CDK Technologies, the competition resulted in no fewer than four podium places in Ultim 32/23, IMOCA and Rhum Mono, providing further proof that the experience and expertise of the Breton yard never fail.


CHARAL third place in the IMOCA class

At 10:15:55 UTC on Monday 21st November Jérémie Beyou finished the twelfth Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in third place. His race time was 11 days, 21 hours and 55 seconds. The skipper of Charal sailed the 3542 theoretical miles of the course between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre at the speed of 12.43 knots on the Great Circle Route. Out on the water, he actually sailed 4330.57 miles averaging 15.19 knots. He finished in Pointe-à-Pitre 3 hrs 24 mins and 30 secs after the winner Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut)

Photo © Vincent Olivaud #RDR2022


APIVIA second place in the IMOCA class

Charlie Dalin took second place in the IMOCA class on the twelfth Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in the IMOCA category. His race time was 11 days, 19 hours, 38 minutes and 11 seconds. He finished just 2hours 1 minute and 46 seconds after the winner Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut).


SVR Lazartigue second place in the Ultim 32/23

François Gabart took second place in the Ultim 32/23 class on the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe when he brought his SVR Lazartigue through the Pointe-à-Pitre finish line at 12:18:15hrs UTC this Wednesday afternoon (08:18:15hrs local) He finished in an elapsed time of 6 days, 23 hours, 3 minutes and 15 seconds, 3 hours 15 minutes and 50 seconds after class winner Charles Caudrelier (Maxi Edmond de Rothschild). It is the second time in successive races that the French ocean racing star has finished runner up on the classic solo Transatlantic. In 2018 he was denied victory by Francis Joyon who won the 3542 nautical miles course by seven minutes after 7 days and 14 hours of racing.