Update: Transat Jacques Vabre

Update: Transat Jacques Vabre

Three boats, all 60ft monohulls in the IMOCA class, finished within hours of each other on Tuesday, November 12th in the 14th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre after crossing the finish line in the Bay of All Saints in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil.

Stéphane Le Diraison and François Guiffant, Time for Oceans, were twentieth after crossing the finish line at 13:31:31 (UTC), 16 days 1 hour 16 minutes and 31 seconds after leaving Le Havre on Sunday, October 27th at 12:15 (UTC).

Time for Oceans covered the theoretical course of 4,350 nautical miles at an average speed of 11.29 knots but actually sailed 4,723.40 nautical miles at an average speed of 12.26 knots. It finished 2 days 13 hours 8 minutes and 31 seconds behind the winner, Apivia.

Alan Roura and Sébastien Audigane, La Fabrique, came in twenty-first at 17:28:30 (UTC), 16 days 17 hours 5 minutes and 30 seconds after starting.

La Fabrique covered the theoretical course of 4,350 nautical miles at an average speed of 11.18 knots but actually sailed 4,752.97 nautical miles at an average speed of 12.21 knots. It finished 2 days 17 hours 5 minutes and 30 seconds behind the winner.

Manuel Cousin and Gildas Morvan, Groupe Setin, were twenty-second at 23:37:47 (UTC), after sailing for 16 days 11 hours 22 minutes and 47 seconds.

Groupe Setin covered the theoretical course of 4,350 nautical miles at an average speed of 11.00 knots but actually sailed 4,663 nautical miles at an average speed of 11.79 knots. It finished 2 days 23 hours 14 minutes and 47 seconds behind Apivia.

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