See you in
harbor of La Trinité sur Mer
From 21 to 23 june 2019
for 22th edition
of Armor-Cup

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The Rules

  1. Crews composition
  2. Insurance
  3. Sailing Instructions
  4. Challenge spirit
  5. The boat
  6. Registration document
  7. Advertising
  8. Guest teams
  9. Qualification to the French Corporate Sailing Championship
  10. ARMOR-CUP trophies


1 - Crews composition :

Five to eight persons aboard, belonging to Orange Group. Incomplete crews can look for team members among their financial partners. Up to ten people can be part of the crew by rotating out. However, a core crew of four members (necessarily including the skipper) must be on board during all the races.

2 - Insurance :

All crew members must have a license from either the French Sailing Federation or the French Corporate Sport Federation. The full-year licenses must be signed by a medical doctor (An up-to-date medical certificate will be requested from thoses with a temporary license). Non-complying crews will not be allowed to race.
A deposit for the boat rental is requested together with your registration. The deposit amount is decided by the rental company.

3 - Sailing Instructions :

The Sailing Instructions will be distributed to crews on the first day of racing.

4 - Challenge spirit :

Challenge spirit : the Armor Cup is a friendly competition, which aims at bringing employees together to this annual event.
Fair-play, sailing rules observation and courtesy are key to make this event a success.


5 - The boat :

A fleet of Grand Surprise by the boatbuilder Archambaud.
Boats will be picked at random for assignement to crews.


6- Registration document :

Documents for registration are requested no later than 2 months before the event.

7- Advertising :

The organization committe don't allow any external partner display.


8- Guest teams :

The organization committee reserves the right to invite crews from companies other than Orange Group.


9- Qualification to the French Corporate Championship :

Armor-Cup is trusted with 2 spots to the French Corporate Championship. They are allocated to the first second teams of the general ranking that represent french entities. If one of the qualified teams doesn't want to or can't take part to this Championship, the offer will be extended to the next crew in the general ranking.


10- ARMOR-CUP prizes :

ARMOR-CUP trophies are awarded every year. They will be donated as a perpetual trophy should a team win the same challenge three years in a row.

  • The "ARMOR-CUP" trophy is awarded to the first-ranking Orange Group crew in the general ranking.
  • The "POULIE D'OR" trophy is awarded to the second-ranking Orange Group crew in the general ranking.
  • The "AVIRON DE L'ARMOR-CUP" trophy is awarded to the last-ranking Orange Group crew in the general ranking.