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Jules Verne Trophy Prizegiving - Brian Thompson honoured By Vicky Pounds, , 6:50 PM Wed 4 Apr 2012
Jules Verne Trophy - Brian Thompson was helmsman and trimmer for Banque Populaire V and the only British crew member onboard the maxi trimaran. Yesterday he was honoured in Paris for the fastest navigation of the world. Thompson becomes one of a handful of British sailors to have received the trophy and the first for 18 years. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Brian Thompson's achievement to be recognised By Vicky Pounds, , 5:51 AM Sat 4 Feb 2012
Jules Verne Trophy - Briton Brian Thompson was helmsman and trimmer onboard Banque Populaire V, skippered by Frenchman Loick Peyron, exactly one month ago when the ultimate round the world speed record was smashed. At 23h 14m 35s - local time on Friday, 6 January 2012 the giant Trimaran, Banque Populaire V crossed the line completing the Jules Verne Trophy in 45 days 13h 42 m 53s. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Island SC recognise Brian Thompson's achievement By Vicky Pound, , 11:23 PM Wed 18 Jan 2012
On 4th February 2012 at 12.30pm Brian Thompson will be made an Honorary Member of the Island Sailing Club, Cowes in recognition of his outstanding and unrivalled ocean racing career to date. At 23h 14m 35s - local time on Friday, 6 January 2012 with Brian Thompson aboard, the giant Trimaran, Banque Populaire V set a new world record for the Jules Verne Trophy of 45 days 13h 42 m 53s. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy: Video of Banque Populaire finish By Banque Populaire, 7:31 AM Sun 8 Jan 2012
Video just posted of Banque Populaire V completing her round the world non stop speed record. Just before midnight on 7 January, the max trimaran Banque Populaire V (Loick Peyron) crossed the finish line off the French coast to trim 2 days and 18 hours off the previous mark ...[more]


Maxi Banque Populaire V enters history after taking Jules Verne Trophy By Banque Populaire, 6:27 AM Sun 8 Jan 2012
Maxi Banque Populaire V was launched back in August 2008 and on the tail end of a second attempt, she and her crew have entered the history books by claiming the Jules Verne Trophy at the end of a 45 day 13 hour 42 minute and 53 second navigation around the globe. The crew sailed Maxi Banque Populaire V into Brest this morning amid cheers emanating from hundreds of supporters. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Groupama congratulates Banque Populaire crew By Welcome On Board, 8:21 PM Sat 7 Jan 2012
Jules Verne Trophy - A little less than two years ago, on 20 March 2010, Groupama 3 won the Jules Verne Trophy with a time of 48 days and seven hours. Competing today in the Volvo Ocean Race, Franck Cammas, on a stopover in Abu Dhabi, has naturally been tracking the maxi trimaran's progress in her conquest of the Jules Verne Trophy. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy claimed by maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V By Banque Populaire Voile, 10:48 AM Sat 7 Jan 2012
In the 2011 Jules Verne Trophy, the 14 sailors on-board Maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V just burst into the history of offshore racing by becoming the fastest men around the globe with crew, after 45 days 13 hours 42 minutes and 53 seconds of sailing*. Loïck Peyron and his crew improved the reference time of the Jules Verne Trophy held by Groupama 3 since March 2010 ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Four laps and two major records for Thompson By Vicky Pounds, 10:23 AM Sat 7 Jan 2012
Brian Thompson is the only British crew member on-board maxi trimaram Banque Populaire V and today he clocked up two major records as the boat crossed the finish line this evening near Brest, France in the 2011 Jules Verne Trophy. Thompson is part of the crew that has just smashed the world speed record for a lap of the planet on-board a yacht ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - A day away from world record + Videos By Vicky Pounds, 9:34 AM Fri 6 Jan 2012
In the Jules Verne Trophy, Frenchman Loick Peyron skippering Maxi Banque Populaire V is expected to cross the finish line between 21:00hrs GMT on Friday 6 January and 23:00hrs GMT on Saturday 7 January 2012 with his men which includes Brit Brian Thompson. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Brian Thompson on course to smash current record By Vicky Pounds, 6:00 AM Wed 4 Jan 2012
Jules Verne Trophy - Record breaking British sailor, Brian Thompson, is attempting to break the ultimate round the world speed record as helmsman on Banque Populaire V, the world’s largest and fastest racing trimaran skippered by Frenchman Loick Peyron. Thompson is currently on course to smash the record. ...[more]


Jule Verne Trophy: Banque Populaire drops 300nm off record pace By Brian Thompson, 9:41 PM Mon 2 Jan 2012
On Day 41, of her non stop circumnavigation attempt, the maxi trimaran, Banque Populaire, has dropped from being 1400nm ahead of the record time to being 1100nm ahead of Groupama's mark, at the same points in time after the start of the dash around the planet. English crew member, Brian Thompson updates on the last three day's sailing ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy: Banque Populaire 1500nm ahead of the record By Sail-World, 7:34 PM Sun 1 Jan 2012
Day 39, 31 December 2011: This is the last day of the year and the least we can say is that 2011 has wanted to leave a lasting memory on the fourteen sailors Maxi Banque Populaire V by confronting them with tough conditions. Loick Peyron and his crew had a very turbulent first night in the Northern Hemisphere and are now waiting impatiently for the elements to calm down. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Banque Populaire V shatters Equator time By Caroline Concetti, 6:51 AM Sat 31 Dec 2011
In the Jules Verne Trophy, Loick Peyron and his men are back in the Northern Hemisphere and have been since 12:17:30 (French time) on Friday. Their arrival back in the Northern Hemisphere comes 38 days two hours 45 minutes and 48 seconds* after leaving Ushant. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Banque Populaire V 1300nm ahead of record pace By Brian Thompson, 8:00 PM Fri 30 Dec 2011
Jules Verne Trophy record attempt, Day 37. Brian Thompson onboard Banque Populaire V reports on the progress being made: It is absolutely fantastic sailing here in the Tradewinds... Loick and Juan are very happy as we are sailing with minimum risk to the boat, and at 100% of our polars. Includes two videos of tradewind sailing - watch on full screen ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Banque Populaire V view unusual things By Brian Thompson, 8:26 PM Thu 29 Dec 2011
Jules Verne Trophy record attempt, Day 35. Brian Thompson onboard Banque Populaire V reports on the progress being made: We are getting up the South Atlantic even faster than we hoped. We are past the first high pressure to the West, and we went through a stationary front off Rio last night, and are now sailing around the final giant weather system until the doldrums ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Banque Populaire V rounds Cape Horn + Video By Banque Populaire, 8:22 AM Sat 24 Dec 2011
Attempting to break the Jules Verne Trophy record, the maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V has crossed the southern tip of the Americas. After hectic days and conditions that did not leave any time for resting, the men of the Maxi trimaran were waiting for this famous and mythical Cape Horn as a reward. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Great sailing for Banque Populaire V By Brian Thompson, 9:34 AM Thu 15 Dec 2011
It is now day 21 in the Jules Verne Trophy for the crew of Maxi trimaran Banque Populaire V. Brian Thompson on progress to date - 'Going upwind at 57S is going to bring some impressive wind chill numbers! Water was at 2C a few hours ago and is now at 5C. We are at the Latitude of Aberdeen in Scotland and Juneau in Alaska.' ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy: Banque Populaire knocks over three days off record By Banque Populaire Media, 4:08 AM Tue 13 Dec 2011
Less than a week after crossing the Cape of Good Hope and their entry into the Indian Ocean, the crew of the Maxi Banque Populaire V have crossed the Cape Leewin at 9:29am on Saturday 10th October, getting once again a new reference time between these two Capes. After 17 days 23 hours 57 minutes and 18 seconds at sea since leaving Ushant. Includes three videos of fast sailing in the Indian Ocean. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Maxi Banque Populaire V crosses Cape Leewin By Marine Carrié, 9:26 AM Mon 12 Dec 2011
Jules Verne Trophy - In under a week after they crossed the Cape of Good Hope and made their entry into the Indian Ocean, the crew aboard the Maxi Banque Populaire V have crossed the Cape Leewin at 9:29am on Saturday 10th October, again earning a new reference time between these two Capes. ...[more]


Jules Verne Trophy - Maxi Banque Populaire V suffers jet lag By Brian Thompson, 8:37 AM Sun 11 Dec 2011
It is now day seventeen of the 2011 Jules Verne Trophy for the crew aboard Maxi Banque Populaire V and crewmember Brian Thompson shares the latest on the crew’s progress: Out here we have been experiencing 'maxi trimaran jet lag' as the sun time is changing so fast. Yesterday I was woken the usual 20 minutes before my standby started, and had no idea whether it was going to be day or night outside ...[more]


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