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Around the World in 42 Days — Francois Gabart Sets New Solo Round the World Record

Congratulations to Francois Gabart who just set a new record for sailing around the world single-handed. The 34-year old Gabart sailed his 30 meter (98 foot) long MACIF maxi-trimaran around the globe alone in a remarkable 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes … Continue reading

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Maxi Banque Populaire V Screaming Past Cape Leeuwin in Quest for Jules Verne Trophy

Last February the crew of  the  130′ long by 120′ wide maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire V was forced to give up their attempt to the win the Jules Verne trophy for the fastest circumnavigation by sail when the trimaran struck an “unidentified floating object” while … Continue reading

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