After a favourable North Atlantic, the Southern Hemisphere is proving to be more complicated. That is however what Francis Joyon and his crew of five were expecting when they set out from Brest on this attempt to grab the outright round the world record, the Jules Verne Trophy. Their goal of getting to the Equator in record time in just over five days was achieved. Now they have to face the huge, sleepy St Helena high, which determines what happens in the South Atlantic.Continue Reading ...
He’s done it! At 1738hrs UTC (1938hrs CET) on Monday 21st April 2014, the IDEC maxi-trimaran crossed the finishing line in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Francis Joyon has set a new reference time for the Friendship Route between Bordeaux (France) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).Continue Reading ...
The genius of Maxi Banque Populaire is rooted in twenty years of reflection starting as far back as Lyonnaise des Eaux Dumez which VPLP designed for Olivier de Kersauson in 1993…Continue Reading ...
- Postponement of Voiles d’Antibes 2021 from June to September 27 February 2021
The years go by and are not alike for the organizers of Les Voiles d´Antibes who must manage both the uncertainties of the current health crisis (with a postponement of the event to September 2021) and a relocation of the event.
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