Coville Continues to Lead in Indian Ocean

Published on November 24th, 2016

(November 24, 2016; Day 18, 20:12 UTC) – Thomas Coville (FRA) and his 31m maxi trimaran SODEBO ULTIM continue to run ahead of the solo round the world record pace. His latest 24 hour run of 552.6 nm has him 359.5 ahead of the current record of 57d 13h 34m 6s set by Francis Joyon (FRA) on the 29.8m trimaran IDEC in January 2008.

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Background: Thomas Coville (FRA) and the 31m maxi trimaran SODEBO ULTIM started the attempt to break the solo round the world record from in Brest (France) on November 6. The current record of 57d 13h 34m 6s, which starts and finishes between the island of Ushant and Lizard Point in southern England, was set by Francis Joyon (FRA) on the 29.8m trimaran IDEC in January 2008.

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