Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News Brief for Round Britain and Ireland Record

Sidney Gavignet (FRA) celebrates breaking the Round Britain and Ireland Record onboard Oman Air Majan Photo Credit Mark Lloyd

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan smashes single handed Round Britain and Ireland record

August 24, 2010

Skipper Sidney Gavignet (FRA) onboard the trimaran sailing yacht OMAN AIR MAJAN crossed the finish line off Lizard Point, Cornwall at 09:03:55 GMT on the 24th of August 2010, to smash the single handed Round Britain and Ireland record. The A100 trimaran OMAN AIR MAJAN broke the existing record held by Thomas Coville by a massive 1 day 15 hours 30 minutes and 44 seconds.

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan Photo Credit mark Lloyd - Oman sail

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan on track to break single handed Round Britain and Ireland record

August 23, 2010

Skipper Sidney Gavignet onboard the Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan is in the final stages of his attempt to break the single handed Round Britain and Ireland record. Forecasts predict sailing yacht Oman Air Majan to finish tomorrow between 0800 – 1100 GMT off Lizard Point, Cornwall. If the record pace continues Oman Air Majan will break the existing record by over 24 hours.

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan Round Britain and Ireland Record attempt. Day 3 and 4.

August 23, 2010

Sailing yacht Oman Air Majan continued to make good progress heading north towards the Shetland Isles on day three of the Round Britain and Ireland Record attempt. On Day four, the record pace remained and the trimaran Oman Air Majan skippered by Sidney Gavignet is now west of the British Isles after passing through one of the biggest low pressure systems on this trip so far.

Track map for around Britain record attempt OMAN AIR MAJAN

Trimaran sailing yacht Oman Air Majan Round Britain and Ireland Record

August 23, 2010

Sidney Gavignet, skipper of the Arabian 100 trimaran Oman Air Majan, is attempting to break the single-handed Round Britain and Ireland record. Sailing yacht Oman Air Majan crossed the start line off the Lizard Point, Cornwall UK on Thursday the 19th of August 2010. The record attempt forms part of his training for the single handed transatlantic Route du Rhum race later this year.

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