Kevin Escoffier (Holcim-PRB), fourth in IMOCA
On Monday, November 21, at 8:46 a.m. local time (1:46 p.m. Paris time), Kevin Escoffier on Holcim-PRB crossed the finish line in Pointe-à-Pitre of the twelfth edition of the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe in fourth place. His race time is 11 days, 23 hours, 31 minutes and 14 seconds.
He sailed the 3,542 miles between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre at a speed of 12.32 knots on the great circle route (direct route). He actually sailed 4290 miles at an average speed of 14.92 knots (on the water). He arrived in Pointe-à-Pitre 05 hours 54 minutes and 49 seconds after the winner Thomas Ruyant (LinkedOut).
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