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November 12, 2018

RECORD SPEED FOR IDEC SPORT

2018 Route du Rhum Completed In 7 Days, 14 Hours, 21 Minutes

馃摳 Jean-Marie Liot / Alea / IDEC

Francis Joyon聽has set a new race record and won the 2018 Route du Rhum, in what was the closest finish since the race began in 1978. The transatlantic race came down to the final moments with Joyon closing out聽Fran莽ois聽Gabart and the wounded Macif聽 by a聽mere聽seven聽minutes and eight seconds.

This is the eighth Route du Rhum for Joyon, an offshore sailing veteran,聽who has set multiple speed records throughout his career. Joyon beats the previous Route du Rhum record set by聽Lo茂ck Peyron in 2014 by just 46 minutes and 45 seconds. For an extra twist in the plot, Joyon was sailing an older generation Ultime, the same boat Peyron sailed in 2014 under the name聽Banque Populaire VII.

Bravo Francis! And the entire North Sails network joins your team in cheering #GoFrancis.

馃摳 Jean-Marie Liot / ALEA / IDEC