At 34, François Gabart just broke the record for a solo round the world race in 42 days 16 hours and 40 minutes. Arrived Sunday, December 17, in Brest, the browser evokes for The world the conditions necessary to succeed a world tour, alone, aboard a giant trimaran.
“It takes three parameters to break a record like that” , explains François Gabart. “You have to have a good boat. You have to navigate well. And then you have to be lucky too. ” And add in a smile: “And there is a little grain of madness that one is obliged to have. ”