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Frenchman Sales Around the World in Record Time
BREST, FRANCE (01/21/08) --

Frenchman Francis Joyon beat the world record for a solo circumnavigation by two weeks, completing the trip in less than 58 days. Beginning in Brest France, Joyon sailed under South Africa, Australia, South America and across the Atlantic back to France.

In Joyon's record breaking trip aboard his 95 foot trimaran, IDEC, he crossed the Indian Ocean in less that 10 days and the Pacific in less than 11. More about the journey can be found at


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