(December 14, 2015; Day 23) – The 31.5m maxi trimaran IDEC SPORT crossed the International Date Line at lunchtime (UTC) today, and thus re-entered the western hemisphere. They passed New Zealand this weekend and that is now but a misty and cold memory.
Joyon and his men can now let their imagination go wild about the Antipodes and Bounty Islands, which are close to the boat. Still out of breath after their amazing dash down under Australia, the crew is remaining focused on the traps that lie ahead in the Pacific Ocean, which does not look very cooperative.
Today, IDEC SPORT crossed the International Date Line, the semi-circle extending from the two poles on the opposit…
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