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I don’t think that I have enough superlatives in my already superlative soaked vocabulary to describe how amazing the new solo, nonstop circumnavigation record just set by French sailor François Gabart is. His immaculate performance is a feat that will, in my opinion be unmatched in a generation. Yes I know I said that last year when Thomas Coville set the record that Gabart has just obliterated, but this is beyond superhuman. François Gabart is, in my humble opinion, the best offshore sailor; ever. Period.
Yes I know there was the great Eric Tabarly and Michel Desjoyeaux is no slouch and neither is Francis…
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