RECORD ATTEMPTS – Captain Tom and his magnificent yacht training and stress-testing whilst waiting for the right Mistral conditions for an attempt on the solo multihull record between Marseille and Carthage (Tunisia).
Sodebo will leave Marseille tomorrow (Wednesday)for the 458 miles long Transmed route which heading towards Carthage, keeping Corsica and Sardinia on port.This record attempt will be swiftly followed by another the indomitable Thomas knows well, Cadiz (Spain) – San Salvador (Bahamas). Having held this record from 2005-2008 he would like to reclaim it from Francis Joyon before the end of 2012.
Multihull Record fully-crewed : 14 hours 20 minutes and 34 seconds (May 2010)
Multihull Record holder: Pascal Bidégorry (France) sailing Banque Populaire V
Monohull Record singlehanded: 1 day 21 hours 20 minutes and 29 seconds (June 2009)
Monohull Record Holder: Kito de Pavant (France) sailing Groupe Bel
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