Tag Archives: Banque Populaire

Banque Populaire Shatters More Records

These guys are seriously fast! The 103-foot trimaran Banque Populaire skippered by Loick Peyron broke two more records over the weekend as they crossed the longitudinal line at Cape Leeuwin. Starting from Ushant, Loick and his crew knocked 3 days, … Continue reading

Posted in Dock Talk | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Banque Populaire Abandons Jules Verne Attempt

After hitting an unidentified object in the middle of the night at 37 knots which caused extensive damage to their daggerboard, Banque Populaire V has abandoned their attempt at the Jules Verne Trophy “crewed” record. According to crew member Brian … Continue reading

Posted in Dock Talk | Tagged , , | Leave a comment