April 16, 2021 is the day a Maserati finished one of the most sought-after events in the sailing world, Plymouth to La Rochelle. Not only did they finish this race successfully, but the Multi70 team completed the journey in a record time of 12 hours, 15 minutes, and 21 seconds.
All 239 miles (384 kilometers), from the U.K. to France, were completed with an average speed of 26.84 knots, breaking the time set by Lloyd Thornburg and Brian Thompson back in 2015 by almost two hours.
Leading the six-man crew was Giovanni Soldini, the Multi70 skipper . . .
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