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Coville to Join Cammas in Quest for VOR Title

Just back from his solo round the world on Sodebo, Thomas Coville will be joining Franck Cammas aboard Groupama 4 to contest the next Volvo Ocean Race which will begin on November 5th in Alicante, Spain. Decidedly the skipper of … Continue reading

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Coville Has Ground to Make Up to Break Record

Sadly, French solo sailor Thomas Coville on his trimaran Sodeb’o has once again dropped significantly behind the pace necessary for him to set a new round world record for a circumnavigation. Struggling to get past Recife, the most easterly point … Continue reading

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Coville Sustains Damage, Continues Quest

At 15:40 GMT last Thursday, Thomas Coville was involved in a collision with no direct impact on the boat’s ability to make headway. When he went up on deck to assess the situation, he discovered that the skin of the … Continue reading

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Coville Sets Off on Jules Verne Trophy Attempt

Thomas Coville, skipper of Sodebo, crossed the start line on Saturday, January 29th at 11:07:28 UTC. To beat Francis Joyon’s record, he will have to be back in Brest by March 28th at 0:40:34 UTC. A week after Pascal Bidégorry’s … Continue reading

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