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Bostik still faster towards Wellington

Bostik still faster towards Wellington

Caen, Tuesday 26 February 2008 - Bostik is sailing by 50-54 degrees latitude South according to the Southern depression, in a 20 to 45-knot breeze, at the longitude of Cape Leeuwin i.e. about a week from Wellington (New Zealand), end of this first leg of the round-the-world Reconnaissance Tour of the SolOceans. Charles Caudrelier and Liz Wardley discover their Veolia Oceans® one-design day after day and do not stop improving their performances. The new records are: 430 nautical miles in 24 hours at 18 knots on average and 26.7 knots the highest instantaneous speed "under autopilot and only using 80 to 85% of Bostik's potential" underlined Charles Caudrelier, satisfied with his 16-metre (52.5 feet) boat in this hostiles conditions. "In crew and with the will to beat records in mind, we could get close to 500 nautical miles in 24 hours."
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Best regards

Clémentine Chaignaud



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