Closing time for the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe
A memorable 11th edition of the Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe, the solo transatlantic race from Saint Malo to Guadeloupe, which takes place every four years, concluded on Friday December 7th at 1300hrs UTC when the finish line off Pointe-à-Pitre was officially closed.
The 3,542-nautical mile course from northern Brittany, France to the French Caribbean island was completed by 79 of the 123 solo skippers who started on Sunday November 4th. When the line closed, only two skippers were still on the course and did not finish within the time limit.
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