Monday, 2 June 2014

Francis Joyon's new record route Bordeaux to Rio/Friendship Route (Route de l ´ Amitié) added to benchmark times by the WSSRC

John Reed of the World Speed Sailing Record Council has announced the establishment of a new world record for the 'Friendship Route' set by Francis Joyon on the maxi trimaran IDECII:

The World Speed Sailing Record Council has announced Performance Certificate No. 46 for the the establishment of the benchmark time on a new route.

Performance: Singlehanded Bordeaux to Rio de Janeiro.

Yacht: 'IDEC' 98ft Tri

Name: Francis Joyon. FRA

Dates: 8th to the 21st April 2014

Start time: 14;33;00 UTC on 08/04/14

Finish time: 17;38;19 UTC on 21/04/14

Elapsed time: 13 days, three hours, five minutes and 19 seconds

Distance: 4812NM

Average speed: 15.27 kts
'Arrivée du trimaran IDEC à Rio de Janeiro - Finish of the Friendship Route'    Andre Pentax / Trimaran IDEC

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