Jules Verne Trophy
The day after crossing the equator, Sodebo Ultim 3 sails to the extreme northeast of Brazil.
Thomas Coville and team have increased their lead to 110.52 nm over Idec Sport, holder of the Jules Verne Trophy
The trimaran crew is proceeding at an average speed of about 20 knots since it exited the depression, with a moderate trade wind from the southeast to descend as fast as possible southward across South America.
“Now we have found our rhythm, we feel that everyone is more comfortable in their rooms. We were all a bit knocked out because we had worked a lot in the Doldrums, it is not easy to sleep during the day, it is very hot inside ”
The 32-meter Sodebo Ultim 3 must cross the finish line in Ouessant before January 5 at 2:25 a.m. French time