09 January 2016

Spindrift 2, IDEC SPORT, Complete Jules Verne Trophy (videos)

Jules Verne Trophy - Arrivée à Ouessant // Finish line at Ushant
The sailors on Spindrift 2 crossed the finish line of the Jules Verne Trophy off Ushant at 15:01 UTC on Friday, January 8th after 47 days 10 hours 59 minutes and 02 seconds at sea. The trimaran skippered by Yann Guichard has finished its first Jules Verne Trophy, registering the second fastest time in history, and with Dona Bertarelli becoming the fastest woman to sail around the world. Read more at DAY 48 | Jules Verne.

IDEC SPORT SAILING | IDEC SPORT COMPLETES THE ADVENTURE AFTER 47 DAYS 14 HOURS AND 47 MINUTES: "8 January 2016 IDEC SPORT crossed the finishing line off Ushant at 1650hrs UTC on Friday 8th January. Francis Joyon and his crew of five took 47 days 14 hours and 47 minutes to sail around the world. This was the third best time in the history of the Jules Verne Trophy."

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Above: Trophée Jules Verne - Day 47


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