"He set a number of new solo race records along the way, including the fastest navigation of the Pacific (7 days, 15 hours, 15 minutes) and the longest distance covered in 24 hours (851 miles or 1,576 kilometres)."
Until someone hits a submerged object at 30 knots while asleep. Seems as much daredevil as skill.So more impressive than a bunch of foilers going around marks and having to call the race if it’s too windy. For me this is the pinnacle of engineering and sailing not the AC.
It seems they usually start somewhere in France, and then head south around the capes then back to France. The canals would be slow. Aside from canaling itself, theyre both closeish to the equator, where the earths small circles are greater in circumference.Does anyone know what route must be taken for the record?