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How to follow the Transat CIC Race

You can follow Ollie's location during the entire race using the online tracker. In addition, the start of the race will be broadcast live on various TV channels and social media platforms.

The Live Start

Follow live coverage of the race start between 13:00 and 14:00 CET (12:00 – 13:00 in the UK) on TV or the internet, with the actual start at 13:30 (12:30 UK).


There are 48 boats expected on to take to the start, divided into three classes, based on the boat type:  

  • IMOCA 60 (33 boats)

  • Class 40 (13 boats)

  • Vintage Class (2 boats)


All three classes start at 13:30 CET (12:30 UK) and follow the same 3500 nautical-mile course to New York City.


Watch here:

Alternative ways to watch are shown in the graphic below.

Race Tracker

The race tracker shows position updates off all of the boats in the race every few minutes during the start. During the race the position updates are less frequent, so the teams don't know where each other are!



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