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Nov 29, 2015

Jules Verne Trophy 2015: Spindrift going for the Record, Day 8

Spindrift 2 with Ian Guichard and team owner Dona Bertarelli onboard beat current record (hold by Peyron's BP V) from Ushant to the Equator by 17h25'16''-
Excellent dedicated website by Spindrift at
Below log data for Day 8:
Start of day 8 at 04 :00 GMT 15 42.04 S et 31 34 14 W 
Area: South of Salvador de Bahia 98 miles ahead of the record holder, Banque Populaire V 
Distance covered from the start: 4 350 miles 
Distance traveled over 24 hours: 304.5 miles 
Speed over 24 hours: 12.7 knots 
Sail : Mainsail, gennaker - 

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