Monday, March 04, 2024

Caudrelier Sails the Planet in 50 Days for Win

Tuesday 27 February at 07:37:42 UTC, Charles Caudrelier crossed the finish line of the Arkea Ultim Challenge-Brest. At the helm of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, the skipper of Gitana Team, who yesterday celebrated his fiftieth birthday, wins this race of pioneers, completing his first solo circumnavigation of the globe in 50 days 19 hours 7 minutes, 42 seconds at an average speed of 23.74 knots over an actual distance of 28,938 miles. A victory that is shared with Ariane de Rothschild and all the team founded in 2000 by Benjamin de Rothschild. Below vid is from a race a few years ago. This is the boat Chuck used for his recent voyage.

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