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Yacht / Country :   6eme Sans Sail No                  FRA 46 Syndicate :            Le Defi BTT CEO :                   Xavier de Lesquen Yacht Club:          Union Nationale                           pour la Course au large Designer :           Le Defi design team Boat Builder :      Multiplast Skipper:              Bertrand Pace
After unjustified criticism of his failure in 1995 Marc Pajot tried initially with  Le Defi Sud a 2nd French team, but could not raise the necessary funds. Then he joined the Swiss team FAST 2000. His successor became the French sailing champion Bertrand Pace. Le Defi Bouygues Telecom Transiciel –  the official name of this Syndicate- got a good financial bases by this French Telecom provider. 6eme Sans (FRA-46) was a fast yacht. Bertrand Pace reached the 6th ranking in the semifinals of the LVC 2000
 FRA-46 6eme Sans challenger of the Louis Vuitton Cup 2000
Le Defi Bouygues Telecom Transiciel –  the official name of this Syndicate- got a good financial bases
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