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2008 SeaSailSurfers

SeaSailSurfer of December 2008 : Michel Desjoyeaux

From last to 1st in the Vendée Globe

mardi 30 décembre 2008Christophe Guigueno

On December 3rd, Michel Desjoyeaux wasback in the top 10 of the Vendée Globe, 3 weeks after his second start from Les Sables d’Olonne. At the end of the month, he is the leader. Mich’Desj is the SeaSailSurfer of December.

SeaSailSurfer of July 2008 : Thomas Coville

New holder of the transatlantic record : At the helm of the giant trimarna Sodeb’O, Thomas Coville has beaten the Solo Transatlantic record. In 5 days 19 hours and 29 minutes, he makes better than Francis Joyon by 7 hours and a half.

Multihuls live a new aera. 50 feet ones are growing. 60’ ones have disappeared. Now multihulls go bigger with Franck Cammas and Pascal Bidegorry girants for crew records. In the single handing scene, Francis Joyon and Thomas Coville show the way of the futures generations of trimarans. From New York to Cape Lizard, Coville has done better than Joyon. He has now to do better around the world…


SeaSailSurf barometer of July 2008

;-) ;-) ;-) Nicolas Troussel France leader of the solo championship has dominated leg 1 of the Solitaire du Figaro.
;-) ;-) Christian Bos Great performance in the leg 1 for the second of La Solitaire.
;-) Daniel Souben Courrier Dunkerque’ skipper has won the race around France.
:-( Québec – Saint Malo without 60 feet multis and monos, the transatlantic race has lost many interest.
:-( :-( Mini 6.50 Too many abandons in Les Sables – The Azores. Too many races at the same time. Few competitors. Transition year.
:-( :-( :-( America’s Cup America's Cup #AmericasCup Anybody understands anything ? The Spanish challenger of record is back...

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