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Francis Joyon smashes Solo North Atlantic record

 
Francis Joyon smashes Solo North Atlantic record with a race time of 5 days, 2 hours and 7 minutes.Francis Joyon -

French sailor Francis Joyon crossed the longitude of the Lizard at 01:37 hrs UTC this morning, Wednesday 12 July.

This marks the finish line for the North Atlantic crossing from Ambrose Light off New-York.

With a race time of 5 days, 2 hours and 7 minutes, at the helm of his maxi-trimaran IDEC SPORT, he has beaten his own North Atlantic record.

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