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Armel Le Cléac’h vient de s’élancer à l’assaut de la Méditerranée!

by Nicolas Guillemart on 1 Oct 2013
Armel Le Cléac’h and the Maxi Trimaran Solo Banque Populaire VII Trans at the start of the record attempt Marseille – Carthage. © Christophe Launay
Après une première tentative reportée suite à des conditions météorologiques qui ne correspondaient pas aux prévisions, Armel Le Cléac’h a de nouveau franchi la ligne de départ de la traversée de la Méditerranée ce matin à 05h 02min et 57s.

Dans une nuit noire et un vent d’une vingtaine de nœuds, Le Maxi Solo Banque Populaire VII file à vive allure vers Carthage. Nul doute qu’Armel saura mettre à profit sa première tentative pour concrétiser la deuxième. Fidèle à sa réputation, il est encore plus déterminé à vaincre la grande bleue! Rappelons que le record à battre est de 25h 38min et 36s.*

*Record établi par Thomas Coville sur Sodebo en septembre 2012

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