07 January 2016

IDEC SPORT, Spindrift 2, Jules Verne Trophy, Sailing Video

Trophée Jules Verne - Jules Verne Trophy: Day 45 - Glisse & vitesse avant la tempête // Surf & speed before the storm - Trimaran Spindrift 2

DAY 46 | Jules Verne"This Wednesday, at noon, Spindrift 2 was sailing between the Azores High and a large Atlantic depression in 35-40 knots of wind. With less than 1,000 miles to Ushant by tonight, Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their 12 teammates still have a day and a half of difficult sea conditions, which, happily, will improve on the approach to the Breton coast on Friday.   Time to improve the Jules Verne Trophy record runs out this Wednesday at 17:43:51 UTC/GMT when Spindrift 2 should be, as anticipated, approximately 1,000 miles and between 36 and 40 hours, off the pace...."

IDEC SPORT SAILING | 48 HOURS, THE JOYON WAY"IDEC SPORT is passing the Azores at 33 knots in heavy seas. The big gennaker only came down when the wind got above 35 knots last night. Francis Joyon’s scenario is clear: he wants to be in Brest as early as possible on Friday to beat the record set on this boat by Franck Cammas in 2010..."

Jules Verne Trophy - Wikipedia: "The Jules Verne Trophy is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht with no restrictions on the size of the crew provided the vessel has registered with the organization and paid an entry fee. A vessel holding the Jules Verne trophy will not necessarily hold the absolute round the world record. The trophy was first awarded to the first yacht which sailed around the world in less than 80 days. The name of the award is a reference to the Jules Verne novel Around the World in Eighty Days in which Phileas Fogg traverses the planet (albeit by railroad and steamboat) in 80 days. The current holder is Banque Populaire V skippered by Loick Peyron in 45 days 13 hours 42 minutes 53 seconds."

Jules Verne Trophy LIVE Tracking: 
#julesvernetrophy #spindrift2 #idecsport 

Other Sailing NEWS:

US SAILING (press release)

Youth Worlds: Gold In The Boy's 420, and Reflections On USA Progress
Portsmouth, R.I. – The US Sailing Youth Worlds Team concluded a successful event in Langkawi, Malaysia, where American sailors secured a victory ...


Sailing Foundation seeks community support
Members of the Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation (TCYSF) Board are currently working on a new website to make registration easier for those ...

Officials to review ouster of sailing director
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
SOUTH YARMOUTH — After listening to pleas Tuesday from a room full of supporters of the town's sailing program director, let go in October after 33 ...

Kiwis leading charge for multihull sailing
3News NZ
"Obviously foiling's the way of the future for sailing, and we wanted to get a bit of it, get involved with it and learn it, and that's what we're doing," Hull ...

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Huge Fleet Gearing up for 2016 ORC Worlds
Sailing for the inshore races will be on the Öresund, a well-known racing area having hosted numerous Worlds, Europeans and Nordic ...

Naples Daily News

Following Moonbeam: Marco Islander returns from round-the-world voyage
In the last year alone, Bardon reported he had read 62 books on his Kindle. And speaking of time, they had to adjust for it. Sailing west, every six days ...

Golden Spinnaker Gala for the US Sailing Team Sperry: May 4th 2016
United States Sailing Association
Join the US Sailing Team Sperry athletes who have been selected to represent the USA at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro ...

more sailing news below (@ web version link below for mobile)


Caribbean Safety and Security Net

sailing - Google News

America's Cup - Google News

More Sailing News

ISAF sailing - Google News

Rolex sailing - Google News

US sailing - Google News

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - Google News

Vendee Globe - Google News