Geronimo ahead Orange !
Monday 10th March, after 58 days on the sea, Olivier de Kersauzon's maxi - trimaran has got a little advantage over Orange (few hours).To break the record - 64d 8h 37' 24", Geronimo will have to cross the finish line between Ushant and the Cap Lizard before sunday 16th march, 11h36'33'' GMT !
Kingfishers in Australia !13 days since kingfisher2 dismasted on her Jules Verne Trophy record attempt, Ellen and her crew arrived safely at 10h55' GMT (18h55 local time) in Fremantle, Australia. Kingfisher2 will be given a thorough inspection to try to identify the reasons of this dismasting. About the rest of the program, Mark Turner, the project manager said : " This Jules Verne was always planned as a one-shot attempt but of course we hope the huge amount of work that has gone in to optimising the big cat will not be wasted, and that she can continue to be campaigned..."