The 105ft trimaran takes over two days off Playstation's record
Franck Cammas and his crew have taken their first record. Having left Cadiz on 24 April, at 1747 UTC, Groupama 3 crossed the finishing line, at San Salvador, on Tuesday, 1 May at 1846 UTC, having covered the 3901 mile course in 7 days 10 hours 58 minutes 53 seconds.
Subject to ratification, they have taken the Discovery Route record by 2 days 2 hours 31 minutes. Groupama 3’s average speed for the course was 21.79 knots, compared to Playstation’s 16.92 knots.
Picture by Yvan Zedda