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IDEC SPORT in lead for Jules Verne Trophy with Gori Propeller

IDEC SPORT, a 31.5m VPLP-designed trimaran, continues to break records and hold the lead in the Jules Vern round the world race. Currently 840nm in front of competitors and averaging 20-36kts, Francis Joyon and his crew of five hope to finish before 22:00:53 UTC on January 30 and beat the current record.

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  • Architects: VPLP team (Van Péteghem-Lauriot Prévost)
  • Propeller: Gori Propeller
  • Length: 31.50 m
  • Beam: 22.50 m
  • Displacement: 18,000 kg
  • Draught: 5.70 m
  • Mast height: 33.50 m
  • Structure: carbon-Nomex
  • Upwind sail surface: 411 m2
  • Downwind sail surface: 678 m2
  • Initial launch date: June 2006

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IDEC SPORT Builds Lead on Rival

Scuttlebutt Sailing News

(January 9, 2016; Day 24) – Francis Joyon (FRA) and his five crew on the 31.5m VPLP-designed trimaran IDEC SPORT continue to improve in their bid win the Jules Verne Trophy for fastest outright time around the world. Their latest 24 hour run of 529 nm has increased their lead to 1575.4 nm (+357.1 nm) ahead of the current time set in January 2012 by Loïck Peyron and his crew on the 40 VPLP-designed trimaran Banque Populaire V of 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds …Read More