Having had her sails repaired the big tri is on green to go

After a weekend’s hard work by the sailmakers, Olivier de Kersauson’s maxi trimaran, the Cap Gemini and Schneider Electric sponsored Geronimo, is now ready to leave for a Jules Verne attempt and it looks as though there may be favourable conditions for a fast ride to the Equator by mid-week. In the meantime Orange II is out of the water having new crash boxes fitted and should be ready to sail in a few days