Route du Rhum 2014

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  1. Corley
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    Seb Josse who managed third place in the Ultime class reflects on the Route du Rhum on the modified MOD70 Groupe Edmond de Rothschild. A bit on the modifications to the boat and how the "T" rudders worked out:

    http://bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=140583
     
  2. Doug Lord
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    RdR2014

    Thanks, Corely-great article and the stuff about the foils was great to read.
    He said "... become the first flying oceanic trimaran"-I know what he means and I wish him luck but I think Hydropere has him beat-if you consider the English channel "oceanic".
     
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    Yes, and David Keiper's Williwaw? - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cYXxZiL4B8
     
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    Good point, John!
     
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    Well, he stuck with it.....
     

  8. Corley
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    Interview with Loick Peyron in which he discusses his experience in the Route du Rhum among other things.

    http://youtu.be/O50eHWn3nFc

     
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