Sailing News

Ocean Records – Route du Thé – Hongkong HKG-London GBR – Day 1 – perfect start


Francis Joyon FRA and his team on their Maxi-Trimaran IDEC started the Hongkong-London Route du Thé record attempt yesterday in a moderate 15kn wind. After less than a day underway, the advantage on the existing record was already 71nm this morning UTC. The first possible obstacle will be the crossing of the Equator in the Indian Ocean. —– The race tracker and the news.