Maxi Solo Gitana 17 and the Jules Verne Trophy

Stravaig'n the Blue
Sun 11 Oct 2020 13:00
Post passage post.

Maxi Solo Gitana 17 ( is a trimaran and it looks as though it was out limbering up for a pop at the Jules Verne Trophy later in the year.  The Jules Verne Trophy is a prize for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by any type of yacht. At the time of posting the record is held by Francis Joyon with a time of just under 41 days, set in 2017 in the trimaran IDEC Sport.

AIS screenshot showing Maxi Solo Gitana 17, just over 4 miles away doing 39.60 kn.