Tuesday, 23 June 2015

L'Hydroptere foiling trimaran departs on record attempt LA to Honolulu

From the following update on Sailing Scuttlebutt:


(June 22, 2015) – Alain ThĂ©bault (FRA) and a 5-man crew on the 60-foot foiling trimaran L’Hydroptère left today in an attempt to beat the transpacific speed record from Los Angeles to Honolulu, Hawaii. The outright record for the 2215nm distance of 04:19:31:37 was set in November 2005 by skipper Olivier de Kersauson (FRA) and crew on the 110-foot trimaran Geronimo.

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The yellowbrick tracker is here:


Another interesting article on L'Hydroptere's departure by Kimball Livingston:


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