FLASH INFO : SPINDRIFT RACING WINS THE TRANSAT QUEBEC SAINT-MALO
  • Maxi Spindrift 2
July 19, 2016

New race record established

Overall winner of the race and with a new record in hand, Yann Guichard, Dona Bertarelli and their Spindrift racing team crossed the finish line of the Transat Quebec-Saint Malo on Tuesday 19 July at 23 hours 17 minutes 41 seconds (local time) (21:17:41 TU) after 6 days 1 hour 17 minutes 41 seconds at sea (at 20.99 knots). The maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 dominated this legendary race across the Atlantic, with a start in Quebec 3 days after Class40 and Multi50 classes, reaching the famous port of Saint-Malo in Brittany in less than 7 days at the rate of 22.1 knots having sailed for 3,212 miles. The team beat the record held by Loïck Peyron on Fujicolor II in 1996, by 1 day 19 hours 6 minutes and 19 seconds.

More information to follow.