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  • Foiled: Sodebo Forced To Retire After Damage To Appendage

    Foiled: Sodebo Forced To Retire After Damage To Appendage

    Leaving Cadiz on Tuesday February 14, Sodebo Ultim 3 was trying to break the crewed Discovery Route record and had a good pace to be on time.

    In the early morning, the technical team was notified of a problem with the port foil. This major damage forced Thomas Coville and his five crew to put an end to their attempt. The sailors are doing well and their priority is to secure the trimaran. In conjunction with the Team Sodebo base in Lorient, they are currently diagnosing
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  • Thundering Past The Canaries

    Thundering Past The Canaries

    For more than 24 hours now, Thomas Coville and his 5 crewmen have been chasing the Route De La Decouverte record. A committed start to the course with in particular a complicated front passage this night and numerous maneuvers on board to get out of windless areas.

    Nicolas Troussel, navigator aboard Sodebo Ultim 3 looks back on this first day of racing:

    “The start was a bit complicated because we had a strong headwind
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