| Garments of the Murphy&Nye Crew collection will be the protagonist of one of the most important ocean sailing events: La Solitaire du Figaro. The difficulties of the ocean add on to that of solo sailing, face to face with the incredible problems this type of competition deals with every moment.
French skippers who will tackle La Solitaire du Figaro from 20th July to al 22nd August will even be two: Luc Gellusseau with the Lufthansa Sailing Team and Nicolas Lunven (winner of the 2009 edition) with Generali.
The two French skippers will be equipped with high-tech garments made with the newest innovative materials. Particularly, Gellusseau and Lunven will wear PRO garments, made in the innovative 3 Layer System by Murphy&Nye, featuring three different layers. The inner layer isolates the skin from humidity, the intermediate layer retains and prevents the dispersion of heat while the outer layer is highly resistant and both wind and water proof.
The Lufthansa Sailing Team will also participate to the entire Longtze European Tour 2010, circuit for solo yachtsmen with its climax at the La Solitaire du Figaro. The circuit’s complete course includes the following stops:
«The Transat AG2R La Mondiale» (Double): 18th April 2010 (Concarneau – St. Barthélémy)
«The Quiberon Solo» (Solo): 12th – 19th June 2010 (Baie de Quiberon)
«The Solitaire du Figaro» (Solo): 20th July - 22nd August 2010
«Cap Istanbul» (Solo): 14th September -16th October 2010 (Nice – Trapani, Sicily – Athens, Greece– Bodrum, Turkey – Istanbul, Turkey).
Attached the pictures of the French champion Nicolas Lunven in Murphy&Nye Crew.