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Gabart covered 482.91 miles in 24hrs and broke Thomson’s record

Friday 30 November 2012Information Vendée Globe

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Yesterday, between 12pm GMT Thursday 29th to 12pm GMT Friday 30th November François Gabart (MACIF), travelled from point to point, 482.91 miles in twenty-four hours, averaging speeds of 20.1 knots. This breaks the record Record #sailingrecord held previously by Alex Thomson in 2003. Confirmation of the record Record #sailingrecord is subject to the WSSRC validation.

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