UNTIL NOW FRANCOIS GABART HAS NOT MISSED A SHIFT. THE RECORD NON-STOP SINGLE-HANDED AROUND THE WORLD IS CLOSE TO BEING RE-SET.
This performance by Francois Gabart is already remarkable in so many ways. If he completes it in record time; which looks likely; it may stand for awhile.
We should not overlook the important role that weather routing played in this event.
AN UPDATE ON FRANCOIS GABART AND “MACIF” 2 DAYS AHEAD OF THE RECORD FOR SINGLEHANDED AROUND THE WORLD.
I lot of speculation has been circulating about the future design for the 36th america’s cup. Now we know. It is brilliant. For some it will not be what they had hoped it would be; however this design incorporates the design progress made over the last events with a monohull.
ANOTHER NOTE: Francois Gabart is holding a lead over the record around the world singlehanded. Setting a 24 hour record of 851 miles in the process.