Defies the oceans to save children

with the sponsors support


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Samantha Davies

Sam has sailed every sea on the globe. Her commitment to ocean racing is an example, she likes to share with the public what she experiences at sea. Sam is very proud to make her contribution to the Initiatives-Cœur project: she challenges the oceans to save children!

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Samantha Davies



Saving children with heart disease

Discover the incredible adventure that enables children with heart diseases to be operated on thanks to the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque charity.

initiatives coeur boat

A new boat
built for racing

Initiatives-Cœur's beautiful story will continue until 2025 with a new boat launched in 2022. This boat will be more efficient and will enable the skipper to remain competitive in a fast-growing IMOCA fleet, let alone to carry the Initiatives-Cœur's solidarity motive to the highest..

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Upcoming races

  • Défi Azimut 2024


  • Vendée Globe


Race programme

Initiatives-cœur's partners are both financial and sports sponsors. They contribute financially to the Mécénat Chirurgie Cardiaque humanitarian association.

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