Why bother with smelly engines?

Baird, Neil
May 2010
Ausmarine;May2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses the feat of "Groupama 3" which circumnavigated the world via the three great capes in 48 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes and 52 seconds at an average speed of 18.76 knots for the course of 21,760 nautical miles covered. It cites Skipper Franck Cammas and a crew of nine who steered the record-breaking vessel and who now hold the Jules Verne Trophy. It cites the L'Hydroptere Project which plans to build a large hydrofoil assisted trimaran in an attempt for the Jules Verne Trophy as it intends to circle the globe at an average of 20 knots.


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