This morning the famous French skipper Francis Joyon along with the crew and four people went on the Maxi trimaran IDEC Sport from Hong Kong to London: their goal is to set a new world record on the classic route of the Tea race. Distance – 15 thousand nautical miles (about 28 thousand kilometers).
Recall that the record of 36 days, 2 hours, 37 minutes and 2 seconds – 2018 belongs to Giovanni Soldini and Maxi trimaran Maserati Multi 70. To improve the achievement of the Italians, the French must cross the finish line, passing under the bridge of Queen Elizabeth II on the Thames, not later than 11 hours, 36 minutes and 58 seconds on Saturday 23 February.
Francis Guiana 63 years. He is the winner of many prestigious races, and that he 2017 belongs to the Jules Verne Trophy.againattackguyonrecord