Coville Collects Four More Solo Records

Published on February 17th, 2017

Thomas Coville (FRA), en route to setting the new solo round the world record on the 120-foot trimaran Sodebo Ultim’ of 49d 3h 4m 28s (Nov. 6, 2016 to Dec. 25, 2016), also established four other world records:

Record: North Atlantic RTW Intermediate Record. Singlehanded
Dates:.6th November 2016 to the 12th November 2016
Start time: 13;53;02 on 6/11/16
Finish time: 07;04;54 on 12/11/16
Elapsed time: 5 days 17 hours 11 minutes and 52 seconds
Comments: Initial Singlehanded Record

Record: South Indian Ocean RTW Intermediate Record. Singlehanded
Dates:.20th November 2016 to the 29th November 2016
Start time: 18;33;30 on 20/11/16
Finish time: 06;51;17 on 29/11/16
Elapsed time: 8days 12 hours 17 minutes and 47 seconds
Comments: Previous record: IDEC, Francis Joyon, FRA. 18/12/07. 9d 12h 06m

Record: South Pacific Ocean RTW Intermediate Record. Singlehanded
Dates:29th November 2016 to the 8th December 2016
Start time: 06;51;17 on 29/11/16
Finish time: 01; 20; 02 on 08/12/16
Elapsed time: 8days 18 hours 28 minutes and 45 seconds
Comments: Previous record: IDEC, Francis Joyon, FRA. 28/12/07. 10d 14h 26m

Record: Equator to Equator RTW Intermediate Record. Singlehanded
Dates:.12th November 2016 to the 18th December 2016
Start time: : 07;04;54 on 12/11/16
Finish time: 04;43;43 on 18/12/16
Elapsed time: 35days 21 hours 38 minutes and 49 seconds
Comments: Previous record: IDEC, Francis Joyon, FRA. 10/01/08. 41d 9h 14m

Coville’s solo round the world record beat the previous record set on the 29.8m trimaran IDEC by Francis Joyon (FRA) in January 2008 of 57d 13h 34m 6s.

Photos by Christophe Launay:

Source: WSSR Council

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