Former member of the French Olympic Laser workforce then of Soling, Sébastien Audigane, 52, is already shaping as much as be a “serious customer” on the following 2021 Class40 circuit solely in view of his CV in ocean racing: Figaro circuit, around the world crewed with Olivier de Kersauson on Geronimo for a first failed try to beat the Jules Verne Trophy.
His second try at a file across the globe with a crew and continuous would be the good one, however with Bruno Peyron this time, with whom he received this trophy as coxswain aboardOrange 2, then establishing a new file across the planet: 50 days 16 hours 20 minutes and 15 seconds on March 16, 2005.
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Since then, the Brest skipper, who has turn out to be one of probably the most sought-after crew on the world of crusing, continues his harvest of podiums, accumulating greater than 450,000 miles within the race across the globe. With the launch on February 12 close to Marseille of his new Class40, Sébastien Audigane intends to build up different victories… as a skipper any longer.
THE VIDEO OF THE FIRST EDGES OF THE CLASS40 BY SÉBASTIEN AUDIGANE BELOW:
Video credit score: Team Sébastien Audigane
VIDEO. The first images of Sébastien Audigane’s new Class40Ouest-France.fr