Francois Gabart, a French champion of solo offshore sailing, completed his first solo win on board his new 100-ft. trimaran, MACIF, when he crossed the finish line of The Transat bakerly off New York in the Ultime class category. In 2013, Gabart became the youngest-ever winner of the Vendée Globe solo round-the-world race, covering an official distance of 3,050 nautical miles in 8 days, 8 hours, 54 minutes and 39 seconds...
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