New Record for Solo Trans-Atlantic Crossing

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Francis Joyon from France beat his own record for the solo trans-Atlantic crossing. He set a new benchmark of five days two hours and seven minutes.

Joyon break his own Atlantic record by some 49 minutes.

The Lizard is the official point for validating Atlantic crossing time, with his arrival time confirmed by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC).

The route between Ambrose lighthouse near New York and the Lizard headland is the competitive sailor’s perfect mix of ocean, powerful weather systems and history.

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