AC 8: Douarnenez 2000

Atlantic Challenge visited Douarnenez for the second time for the 2000 contest, which was won by the Irish gig Unite. As well as the Atlantic Challenge, Douarnenez hosted a huge traditional wooden boat festival and parade of sail, including over twenty Bantry Bay Gigs from communities across France and Belgium.

UK Crew: Julian Whitewright, David Byatt, Emily Begg, David Burrows, Paul Cox, Diane Davis, James Fletcher, Heidi Fowler, Allister Foy, Jane Kelly, John McCracken, Ryan McCenaghan, Chris Meloy, Carrie Speck, Stuart Staples

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