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Hive Energy and British solo offshore sailor Will Harris announce partnership for the 2019 Beneteau Figaro 3 Season

A new Beneteau Figaro 3 will be named ‘Hive Energy’ in January 2019 as the global solar power business, Hive Energy Ltd, announce their support of British single-handed sailor Will Harris in the 2019 Figaro season.

As one of the first 50 Figaro 3’s released, Hive Energy will join the French dominated single-handed offshore racing circuit, the Championship du France Elite.

At the helm will be Will Harris who hails from Weybridge, Surrey.  At 24-years-old Harris is no beginner to the offshore sailing world, having competed in the Figaro circuit in 2016 with the Offshore Academy. He found success, as the youngest competitor, winning the coveted ‘Rookie’ category (which recognises future sailing talent) in La Solitaire du Figaro as well as several other races.

To read more about Will’s partnership announcement with Hive Energy click here.

This page is dedicated to following the sailing activities of Will Harris, a 25-year-old brought up in Weybridge, Surrey who competes in the discipline of solo offshore racing. Will is an experienced offshore sailor, having won the prestigious La Solitaire Du Figaro Rookie title in 2016. His ultimate dream being to compete in and win the solo round the world ocean race, the Vendee Globe.

In 2019 Will is returning to the Figaro racing circuit in the all new Figaro Beneteau III. A one-design modern racing machine designed for the solo sailor with high tech foil appendages. With the added experience of skippering an IMOCA 60 and becoming a Race Expert for the Volvo Ocean Race it is set to be an exciting year ahead for Will. Keep up to date here…..