IV EN AZN Salter 24hr breaking overall 24hr distance record 25 May Leg 9

ID

510955

SHOOT DATE

25 May 2018

PRODUCTION COMPANY

VOR

DESCRIPTION
Interview in English with Team Brunel's navigator Jules Salter after breaking overall 24hr distance record on 25 May, Leg 9.
Dutch skipper Simeon Tienpont’s crew bested the existing record for a yacht competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, the 596.6 miles set by Torben Grael’s Ericsson 4 in the 2008-09 edition. Jules Salter was the navigator when they set this record too.
As of 1300 UTC, the team was still adding to their record-breaking 24-hour run of 601.63 miles at an average speed of 25.08 knots.
SHOTLIST
Duration 01:07
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