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2002 ISAF World Sailing Games

Bruno Peyron and Orange will be in Marseille, France for the Opening Ceremony of the 2002 ISAF World Sailing Games
After having sailed around the world and broken the Jules Verne Trophy in 64 days aboard Orange, skipper Bruno Peyron has officially announced that he will be with the maxi catamaran "Orange" in Marseille for the Opening Ceremony of the 200 ISAF World Sailing Games, on Saturday 29 June 2002.

Extract from Report on Orange's New World Record
Bruno Peyron, his 13 man crew and their 110ft catamaran Orange have succeeded in demolishing the Jules Verne Trophy record for sailing non-stop around the world.

The giant cat crossed the finish line between Le Cre'ach lighthouse on the island of Ouessant and Lizard Point at 16:13:45 GMT yesterday afternoon having spent the last day held up by light winds.

They completed the round the world race course in an incredible 64 days 8 hours 37 minutes and 24 seconds. This is 7 days 5 hours 44 minutes and 44 seconds less than the previous record set by Olivier de Kersauson's trimaran "Sport Elec" in 1997.

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