VIDEO: Spindrift shares their adventure:
The crew of Spindrift shares their adventure around the world – To undertake the crewed around-the-world record is as much about the human adventure as it is a technical and sporting challenge. The men and women working alongside Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard at Spindrift racing have been preparing this race against the clock for almost three years. The target: to sail around the world in less than 45 days, 13 hours and 42 minutes. The tough record they will try to beat was set by Loïck Peyron and his crew in 2012 on Banque Populaire V, which was renamed Spindrift 2 a year later.
The French-Swiss team decided to use the same 40 m trimaran because they believed that the b…
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Clipper Race: Bidding a fond farewell:
Airlie Beach, Australia (January 18, 2016) – The Clipper Race bid a fond farewell to Australia today as Race 7, The Da Nang New Discovery of Asia Race, will depart for Da Nang Vietnam. Race 7 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2016 will officially get underway with a Le Mans start tomorrow afternoon, (Tuesday, January 19, time TBC), 100 nautical miles away in the Coral Sea, where the twelve-strong Clipper 70 fleet is currently heading towards. Full Report.
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