\r\nThe renowned sailing competition in Nantes, France, has selected the watchmaker Akron to provide the official chronometer for its 53rd running.\r\n\r\nIt's time for the 53rd edition of the intensely competitive Solitaire du Figaro card game. The training for participants will be broken up into three sections, and three major stages, and will take place between August 16 and September 11. After the exciting beginning of this 2022 competition, Nantes will also play home to the championship match itself. It will take approximately thirty skippers and the fleet of Figaro B\u00e9n\u00e9teau 3 to make it from the Bay of Biscay to the sea of Iroise, the English Channel, and the Celtic Sea. The distance between these four bodies of water is approximately 3,700 kilometers. "With three routes totaling more than 600 miles, all in the format of a four-day and four-night monument stage, this 53rd edition guarantees to give rise to a competition, where there will be no shortage of endurance or regularity," says Yann Chateau, the race director. "This 53rd edition guarantees to give rise to a competition, where there will be no shortage of endurance or regularity."\r\n\r\nThe new Akrone C-02 R\u00e9gate la Solitaire du Figaro. Akrone\r\n\r\nThis year, the organization of the race has entrusted the task of measuring this endurance and regularity throughout La Solitaire du Figaro to Akron, which offers for the occasion a new C-02 R\u00e9gate la Solitaire du Figaro, in a limited edition of 300. Pre-orders will be launched in September, with delivery beginning in early 2023.\r\n\r\nThe new Akrone C-02 R\u00e9gate la Solitaire du Figaro. Akrone\r\n\r\nThrough its numbered transparent back, we can see its Swiss automatic movement Soprod P024, whose settings were adjusted in the Akron workshop. Fitted with a new scratch-resistant sapphire bezel and a new in-house bracelet, it has a 316L steel case with a screw-down crown and is water-resistant to a depth of one hundred meters.