Tuesday, 24 November 2009

TJV: Newsflash - Safran

Safran. Image copyright Jean-Marie Liot/DPPI/Safran.

by Régis Lerat

At 08:52:10hrs GMT/UTC (02:52:10hrs local time Tuesday 24th) after 15 days 19 hrs 22 mins 10 secs on course Safran co-skippered by France's Marc Guillemot and Charles Caudrelier-Bénac crossed the finish line off Puerto Limon, Costa Rica to win the 14 boat IMOCA Open 60 Class in the Transat Jacques Vabre transatlantic race which started on Sunday 8th November from Le Havre. Safran sailed 5263 miles at an average speed of 12.46 secs.

Transat Jacques Vabre

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