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IFP School takes part in the 2014 "Coupe du Pétrole de Voile" yacht race

July 1, 2014

IFP School took part in the 35th "Coupe du Pétrole de Voile" (ACPV) yacht race held in Le Havre from 19th to 23rd June 2014.

With 29 “J 80” monotype boats lined up on the starting line, this year’s event gathered a record number of participants. IFP School and IFP Training (a subsidiary of IFPEN), were represented by the sailboat FRA 453 called "IFP School-IFP Training".

The ship’s crew was made up of five people: Cyril de Masfrand, student in the Petroleum Engineering and Project Development program (DEG, Class of 2014), Guillaume Hervé, student in the Energy and Markets program (ENM, Class of 2014), Guillermo Ballesteros and Pascal Ricroch, teachers at IFP Training, and Pierre Duret, Director of the IFP School Center for IC Engines and Hydrocarbon Utilizations.

"It was a real pleasure to captain such a crew," notes Pierre Duret.

At the end of the competition, the “IFP School-IFP Training” boat came 6th in the overall ranking for the 9 races run, finishing in the top 3 during the last 3 rounds.

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