attempt #374

We kid – hope they do it – good cause too…

Yann Guichard, Dona Bertarelli and nine other sailors will make up the crew of ‘Sails of Change’ for their next attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy, an award for the fastest non-stop and unassisted circumnavigation of the world. Several years of hard work will culminate in this ultimate sporting challenge. The crew also aims to raise awareness of the need to preserve ocean and land ecosystems. From 24 October, the team will be on standby, ready to set sail on a new adventure.

From Monday 24 October, the crew of Sails of Change will be on standby, studying the weather conditions and gearing up for an immense challenge. The objective since 2017 has been to win the Jules Verne Trophy: 40 days, 23 hours and 30 minutes. “It’s the ultimate sporting goal, an extraordinary time to beat, that has been halved in the space of 30 years,” said skipper Yann Guichard. More here.