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Jules Verne Trophy: Francis Joyon’s crew sets new record in 40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds

Thursday 26 January 2017Redaction SSS [Source RP]

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The Maxi Trimaran IDEC SPORT sailed by Francis Joyon, Clément Surtel, Alex Pella, Bernard Stamm, Gwénolé Gahinet and Sébastien Audigane won the Jules Verne Trophy Jules Verne Trophy #TropheeJulesVerne , the outright round the world sailing record Record #sailingrecord , this morning.

They crossed the finish at 0749hrs UTC on Thursday 26th January 2017. Francis Joyon and his crew sailed the 22,461 theoretical miles in 40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds, at an average speed Speed #speedsailing of 22.84 knots. Out on the water, they actually sailed 26,412 miles at an average speed Speed #speedsailing of 26.85 knots.

They shattered the previous record Record #sailingrecord set by Loïck Peyron and the crew of the maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V by 4 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes and 23 seconds.

During this round the world voyage, they smashed no fewer than six intermediate records at Cape Leeuwin, off Tasmania, on the International Date Line, at Cape Horn, at the Equator and off Ushant.

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- 1er Départ à 21h 14mn et 45 sec TU (22h14’45’’ HF) dimanche 20 novembre 2016
- 2e départ le 16 décembre 2016 à 9h19 HF
- Passage du cap de Bonne Espérance après 12 jours 19 heures et 28 minutes
- Passage du Cap Leeuwin le 2 janvier 2017 à 16 heures et 18 minutes (heure française) au terme de 17 jours, 06 heures et 59 minutes
- Record de l’Océan Indien entre le Cap des Aiguilles et le cap Leeuwin en en 4 jours, 09 heures et 37 minutes
- Record Ouessant - Australie en 17 jours, 6 heures et 59 minutes
- Record Ouessant- Tasmanie en 18 jours, 18 heures et 31 minutes
- Record Ouessant - Cap Horn, en 26 jours, 15 heures, 45 minutes

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