Review 2013, Welcome 2014

January 27th, 2013, François Gabart wins the Vendée Globe and sets a race record of
78 days, 2 hours, 16 minutes and 40 seconds.

January 29th, 2013, Garret McNamara surfs and estimated 100-foot wave – the largest ever.
The official record has not yet been validated.

April 5th, 2013, Lürssen officially launches the world’s largest yacht, Azzam.

May 18th, 2013, PlanetSolar beats their solar-powered, transatlantic crossing record with a time of:
22 days, 12 hours and 32 minutes.

June 16th, 2013, Francis Joyon sets a new North Atlantic crossing record of:
5 days, 2 hours, 56 minutes and 10 seconds.

September 30th, 2013, Armel Le Cléac’h sets a new Mediterranean solo crossing record of:
18 hours, 58 minutes and 13 seconds.

September 24th, 2013, Team Emirates NZ sets the America’s Cup speed record with an amazing 47.57 knots.

November 11th, 2013, Alexandre Caizergues sets the new kite speed record with 56.62 knots.

November 18th, 2013, the Mini Transat 6.50 participants embark on the race’s longest ever stretch: Sada to Pointe-à-Pitre (3600 nautical miles).

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