Good Times Continue for IDEC SPORT

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Francis Joyon (FRA) and his five crew on the 31.5m VPLP-designed trimaran IDEC SPORT continue to make ground in their bid win the Jules Verne Trophy for fastest outright time around the world. As they approach the longitude of Cape Town, South Africa, their latest 24 hour run of 867 nm has the deficit decreasing to 443 nm (+226 nm) behind the current time set in January 2012 by Loïck Peyron and his crew on the 40 VPLP-designed trimaran Banque Populaire V of 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds.

Status as of 22:00 FR
Distance to Finish: 15941 nm
24 Hour Distance: 867 nm
24 Hour Speed Average: 36 knots
Ahead/Behind: -443 nm

Source : http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2016/12/28/good-times-continue-idec-sport/

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