Spindrift 2 earns the 2016 Transat Québec Saint-Malo title, setting a new record to boot!
Yann Guichard and Dona Bertarelli’s Maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 crossed the finish line of the 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo presented in collaboration with the City of Lévis—claiming the Ultimate Class victory—on Tuesday, July 19 at 11:17 p.m.
With a race time of 6 days, 1 hour, 17 minutes, and 41 seconds, Spindrift 2 averaged a speed of 20,99 knots over the 2,897-nautical mile course.
And with an actual distance travelled of 3212 nautical miles at an average speed of 22,1 knots, Spindrift 2 has now beaten the existing race record held by Loïck Peyron (Orma trimaran Fujicolor II) since 1996 with a time of 1 day, 19 hours, 6 minutes, and 19 seconds.
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Arkema takes the Multi50 Class title in the 2016 Transat Québec Saint-Malo
The Multi50 Arkema crossed the finish line and claimed victory in the 9th edition of the Transat Québec Saint-Malo presented in collaboration with the City of Lévis on Wednesday, July 20 at 04:01 a.m.
With a race time of 09 days, 09 hours, 00 minutes, and 58 seconds, the boat averaged a speed of 13,6 knots over the 2,897-nautical mile course, covering an actual distance of 3254 nautical miles at an average speed of 14,46 knots.
Source : https://transatquebecstmalo.com/en