AROUND THE WORLD IN 40 DAYS

IDEC completed the route around the world in 40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds; besting the previous record by 4 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes and 23 seconds.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 40 DAYS
THE RECORD

MODEL TESTING WITH A GO PRO

Winter in Sonoma is a time of heavy rain; especially this year. With my son and grandson we have made and modified several shapes of boat to send down the swollen creek with a go pro mounted.

The experiments have led to changes in shape and stability.

Video of the event will follow.

WITHOUT THE GO PRO
SKEG
GO PRO MOUNTED ON CANOE

THE RAPIDS

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

The changes in sailing had been on the horizon for a while. The turning point we can all point to was the last America’s Cup with foiling catamarans.In the Vendee Globe, the boats which have foils are clearly faster.

I believe I read that Joyon cut the jig down on Idec for this attempt; making it an easier boat to handle. Just look at the numbers he is putting up.

THOMAS COVILLE
FRANCIS JOYON