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MACIF winner in New York!

Macif dominated The Bridge – Centennial Transat trimaran race from the front, crossing the finish line under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York, on Monday, 3 July.

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Elapsed time was 8 days, 00 hours 31 minutes and 20 seconds after leaving France from under the Saint-Nazaire Bridge on Sunday, 25 June.

François Gabart and his five-man crew on Macif sailed 3,582.13 miles at an average speed of 18.61 knots.

Macif finished 2 days 7 hours and 46 minutes behind the Queen Mary 2, which covered a much more direct course of 3,100.59 miles at an average speed of 22.67 knots.

Francis Joyon and his four-man crew on IDEC Sport have finished second, crossing the finish line on Tuesday, 4 July at 00:09:03 (local time).

Their time was 8 days, 11 hours 9 minutes and 3 seconds, some 10 hours, 37 minutes and 43 seconds after the winner, Macif. IDEC Sport sailed 3,486.60 miles at an average speed of 17.16 knots.

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4 July 2017 7:17 GMT


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