Team a 40-meter Maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2, which is 16 January, went into nonstop circumnavigation to try to put a speed record and to win the Jules Verne Trophy, celebrating the first small victory. On the morning of 21 January, 4 days, 20 hours and 23 minutes after the start of the trip, the boat crossed the equator.
Until this first “control points” trimaran arrived in 22 hours and 47 minutes faster than the ship’s past record of Frenchman Francis Guaiana (Francis Joyon) in 2017. Now virtual isolation Spindrift 2 from IDEC Sport is 167 miles.
The following “check-points” for the Spindrift will be the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). In 2017, from the start to this point, the yachtsmen got 12 days, 19 hours and 41 minutes.