Joyon set to better Jules Verne Trophy record:
(April 9, 2016) – It’s now official: Francis Joyon will be setting off in the autumn to try to improve on the Jules Verne Trophy record time. It will once again be on his IDEC SPORT ‘ultime’ trimaran with a crew that he will attempt to complete the voyage in under 45 days. IDEC SPORT Racing media met up with him to find out more.
Francis, this time it is official. A year after your first attempt, you will be setting off around the world again in the autumn to tackle the Jules Verne Trophy.
“Yes… we have not yet finished the job, so we’re going back. When we finished in Brest on 8th January (after 47 days, 14 hours and 47 minutes), we eve…
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