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Next Stop, Cape Horn

Published on November 30th, 2016

(November 30, 2016; Day 23, 22:08 UTC) – Thomas Coville (FRA) and his 31m maxi trimaran SODEBO ULTIM has passed New Zealand in his attempt to break the solo round the world record. With Cape Horn lying 3400 nm ahead, his latest 24 hour run of 620.1 nm increases his margin to 1199.66 (+128 nm) 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.

Source: Team Sodebo

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