ELLEN MACARTHUR - Kingfisher II 2003
The Jules Verne Trophée - Sailing Circumnavigation Competition
TROPHÉE: JULES VERNE - is a race with a prescribed set of rules, limited to sailing yachts, and a predetermined course. The event pitches unlimited yacht designs with unlimited crew numbers against one another at any time of the year, not as an organized race, but an attempt (event) to suit the competitor. No holds barred. So improving on the speeds of previous title holders.
TROPHÉE: JULES VERNE - The current record holder is the IDEC Sport skippered by Francis Joyon, from 2017, set a blistering time of just under 41 days.
YACHTING WORLD 6 DECEMBER 2002
Ellen MacArthur – United Kingdom
OF TROPHY HOLDERS:
LIST OF ATTEMPTS:
- Charles Caudrelier / Gitana Team 1st attempt - Maxi Edmond de Rothschild & Franck
ASSOCIATION TOUR DU MONDE EN 80 JOURS
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