“ Riou sailed a total distance of 3,730 miles, at an average speed of 12.74 knots.”
French sailor Vincent Riou crossed the finish line of The Transat bakerly off New York today at 14:20 local time (19:20 BST), as the second IMOCA 60.
Riou finished in a time of 12 days, 4 hours, 50 minutes and 11 seconds, just 2 hours, 21 minutes 32 seconds behind with class winner, Armel Le Cleac’h on Banque Populaire.
Riou sailed a total distance of 3,730 miles, at an average speed of 12.74 knots.
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