He’s got the sailing prowess of Michel Desjoyeaux, the sponsor skills of Alex Thomson, and the looks of a goddamned underwear model, and Francois Gabart and the foiling Macif trimaran are on the verge of destroying the solo RTW record, The Golden Boy will incredibly be just a couple days outside the outright RTW record set by IDEC last year, and if not for IDEC, this solo effort would have also been a Jules Verne winner. By how much will Macif beat Peyron’s Banque Populaire Jules Verne run? Roughly 6 days, and we don’t know that there is any other human on the planet that could equal this singular accomplishment.
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