The first accounts from on-board at the end of the Jules Verne Trophy attempt
Jules Verne Trophy 2020/2021
22 January 2021 / 6:33
Modified on :
25 January 2021 / 10:36
After setting sail from Ushant on 10 January 2021, the crew of the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild put an end to its Jules Verne Trophy record attempt this Friday 22 January after twelve intense days at sea, a journey which proved to have a steep learning curve. It is with a great deal of disappointment and inevitably a few regrets that this circumnavigation of the globe draws to a close. Justified disappointment because, given how much effort the six sailors put into this first section of the planetary course, they were deserving of so much more. Regrets too as Franck Cammas, Charles Caudrelier and their four crew proved that they were right on the pace on this magnificent descent of the Atlantic, added to which the weather forecasts for the coming days were smiling on them… Alas, the story is not theirs to write this year, but this experience is far from over, as one of the co-skippers of the 32-metre giant, Charles Caudrelier, speculated.