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Dominique Perret’s blog onboard Spindrift 2 – Day 6

“Good, good, good, well, in the end it did not turn out too badly. The buttocks are not too bad this morning, we finished a spiky gybe. It’s a beautiful day, 12-15 knots of wind; a more consistent, predictable sea…

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Dominique Perret’s blog onboard Spindrift 2 – Day 5

“Good, good, good, how are you this morning? Here, it’s changed completely. That’s what a good night’s sleep can do, you can wake up a new man. And there were some surprises too! Last night before going to bed, I…

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Dominique Perret’s blog onboard Spindrift 2 – Day 4

“Good, good, good, I do not deny that this morning I am ragged, grumpy and a little harassed. A restless night on the deck…But before I go into that I wanted to share a divine moment at the beginning of…

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Dominique Perret’s blog on board Spindrift 2 – Day 3

“Just passed 200 miles north of Bermuda, the day began with a beautiful sunrise. Really beautiful and moving. The colours, the golden hues which shimmer on the hull, yes, I can see it! A stillness moved only by the last…

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Dominique Perret’s blog onboard Spindrift 2 – Day 2

“A perfect first day for finding my bearings. A sea almost as flat as a ‘galette bretonne’ and a stable wind of 20-25 knots. Little swell. Without pressing, and with one reef in the mainsail, Spindrift slipped serenely into her…

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Dominique Perret’s blog onboard Spindrift 2 – Day 1

“I know it’s not day one but given my poor resistance to seasickness, I’m a little late…I know, I know, I can already hear the mocking… Sunday, November 17 / 0715 / Dock 1/ South Beach Marina/; it’s almost dark,…

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Spindrift 2 back at sea

Ten days after breaking the record for the Discovery Route, and after a stopover in Miami, Spindrift 2 will be back at sea tomorrow for an west to east crossing of the Atlantic, finishing in Trinité-sur-Mer. The time in Miami has allowed…

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Back on an express record

Spindrift 2, the largest racing trimaran in the world, combines the superlatives of size, aesthetics and performance. For its first transoceanic challenge in the team colours of Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard, it easily rewrote the record for the Discovery Route….

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Spindrift 2 new holder of the Discovery Route record

After crossing the finish line in San Salvador in the Bahamas this morning just before 0600hrs GMT, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s maxi trimaran, Spindrift 2, has beaten the previous record for the Discovery Route, held since 2007 by Franck Cammas…

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Finish news Flash : A new record for Spindrift2

Spindrift 2, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard´s maxi trimaran, crossed the finish line at the end of the Discovery Route in San Salvador, Bahamas today, Wednesday November 6, 2013 at 00 hours, 48 minutes and 55 seconds, local time (05…

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