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Francis Joyon goes for Atlantic record

France’s steeliest single-hander, Francis Joyon, set off from New York on Tuesday in his bid to reclaim the outright solo Atlantic record. The 57-year-old, famous for being an ironman of few words, set out ahead of  low pressure in the … Continue reading

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Alex Thomson Breaks Across the Atlantic Record

British solo sailor Alex Thomson has smashed the singlehanded monohull transatlantic record by more than 24 hours. He crossed the finish line at Lizard Point off Falmouth in Cornwall last week just in time to get back for the London … Continue reading

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