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On standby: Solo transatlantic record

Published on June 11th, 2014

Armel Le Cléac’h and the 105ft maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire VII, the former Groupama 3, is now in New York and on standby to set a new singlehanded transatlantic record between Ambrose Light (USA) and Lizard Point (UK). The current record for the 2880 mile route held by Francis Joyon onboard the 118ft maxi-trimaran IDEC of 05:02:56:10 was set June 2013.

Photo credit: Christophe Launay/BPCE

Armel Le Cléac'h and the Maxi Trimaran Solo Banque Populaire VII on stand by for the multihull North Atlantic solo record attempt, New York, Manhattan, United States of America.

Armel Le Cléac'h and the Maxi Trimaran Solo Banque Populaire VII on stand by for the multihull North Atlantic solo record attempt, New York, Manhattan, United States of America.

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