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