On standby since 22 October François Gabart cast off today Saturday 4 November at 1005 French time UTC1 to take on the challenge of the single-handed round the world record.
Macif trimaran around the world. The MACIF trimaran in on standby for a single-handed round the world record attempt - photo Vincent Curutchet ALeA Macif Weather routing team important to the skipper François Gabart has been using the services of Jean-Yves Bernot from the start of the project to help analyse weather conditions to choose a departure date and will use them again for tactical choices in relation to his route. The goal of the MACIF trimaran crew is to push her as hard as they can. The 30m MACIF trimaran crosses the finish line.
It hasnt sunk in yet but I know its a. Gabart is widely recognized as one of the best if. The MACIF trimaran skipper left his home port of Port-la-Forêt on Friday evening to make his way to the round the world starting line located between the Créach lighthouse in Ouessant Ushant and the Lizard Point.
Related Articles Trimaran MACIF takes option to spice things up Currently lying third in the Brest Atlantiques After 23 days of racing the MACIF trimaran is third in the Brest Atlantiques and the finish should be in just over a week in Brest. Start of the standby period for the single-handed round the world record attempt. On his first attempt at the around-the-world record Gabart smashed the standing time of 49 days previously set by Thomas Coville the skipper of the Sodebo Ultim.
Start of The Bridge Race with crew between St Nazaire and New York 21 October. Francois Gabart has beaten the 24hs traveled distance while sailing Solo around the World onboard Macif Maxi Trimaran. Im happy and proud to have made this lovely voyage around the world he said in the video.
Macif is one of several 100 30m trimarans belonging to the unique Ultime class of yachts designed solely to smash ocean racing records. MACIF trimaran on standby for Solo Round the World 21102017 François Gabart and team will be on standby as of Sunday with a view to attempting the single-handed round the world record both his and his vehicle the MACIF trimaran ready. François Gabart and Gwenolé Gahinet are laying everything on the line by trying to sail up the Atlantic by the west Posted on 28 Nov 2019 MACIF crew.
The Massive Macif 100 Trimaran. In a 1956 movie Phileas Fogg played by the quintessential Brit David Niven won a bet that he could travel Around the World in 80 Days. Posted on 31 Jul 2019 Gahinet to co-skipper MACIF with Gabart A dynamic duo enter the Brest Atlantiques in November The MACIF trimaran will be skippered by the round the world single-handed record holder and co-skippered by the co-holder of the Jules Verne Trophy in the race that sets off in a loop from Brest.