Unfeasibly large boats sailed solo...

Unfeasibly large boats sailed solo...

Friday January 31 2014 Author: James Boyd Location: none selected

This autumn’s Route du Rhum is lining up to be a monster with more than fifty Class 40s competing but the headline grabbers will be the giant multis in the ‘Ultime’ class. Yann Guichard tells us about how it will be to compete on board the world’s largest trimaran, the 40m Spindrift 2. Meanwhile Armel le Cleac’h has demolished the solo Route of Discovery record and Thomas Coville has pulled the plug on his solo round the world record attempt. A young American duo has scored sponsorship from Turkey for the fifth Volvo Ocean Race team to announce. The cream is rising to the top at the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. See the latest from the Gill Melges 24 Worlds.

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