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1998, A world Premiere

During these two years of preparation, I dreamed of this moment, as I slowly left the coast of Gran Canaria, to contemplate the skyline looming and...
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1998, An unfinished victory

May 27th 1998 : two more days after 79 days at sea, I should cross the finishing line. I am overjoyed. It is 7.30 am as I approach the islands. The...
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1999, A new start

« A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits » Richard Nixon A new start November 18th 1999, only victory is...
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2000, Only victory is beautiful

January 5th, 2000, I have not slept for 36 hours, a few miles off my line, my feelings are confused : apprehension, nostalgia, stress. I allow...
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The boat

Construction material : plywood, epoxy, glass Length : 8 meters Width : 1.40 meters Weight (when empty): approximately 300...
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Logbook

A typical day 7am. My first move after waking up is to check my course on the compass. I then wipe the porthole and hatch which trickle with...