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Marseille City Race 25.02.15

Following a change of ownership a few weeks ago, the MOD70 nr.03 now called Phaedo3 crossed the finish line of the RORC Carribbean in Antigua at 20:35:30 AST (UTC – 04:00) on 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds. Phaedo3 has broken the multihull race record set by Claude THELIER and John BUNRIE's ORMA 60, Region Guadeloupe by 6 hours, 35 minutes and 35 seconds.

On hier side, the MOD70 nr.02 Orion is finalizing her winter break and will be re-launched in the coming weeks on the American West Coast.

As for the first boat of the series, the MOD70 nr.01 Race for Water, after a first “acting” role with her patron Anne Richard at the helm, for the Movie Meurtre sur l’Ile d’Yeu broadcast on 7th March on French TV, she got ready this winter for her new adventure: the Race for Water Odyssey presented by the Race for Water Foundation. The world Odyssey will start on 15th March 2015 in Bordeaux.

This unique expedition aims to visit the beaches of islands located in the oceans’ 5 vortexes of trash, in order to investigate the areas around the world affected by plastic garbage polluting the oceans, and highlight its consequences on the populations.

For this Odyssey, the MOD70 Race for Water will be skippered by Stève RAVUSSIN accompanied by a crew including Claude THELIER who will get the opportunity to sail on this amazing machine. The Race for Water Team will be led by Marco SIMEONI, Race for Water Expedition leader and President of the Race for Water Foundation. 

To follow this Odyssey : and #R4WO

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