|2014 Sevenstar Round Britain & Ireland Race|
Sun, 10 Aug 2014
Sevenstar sponsored the race in 2006 and 2010 when 30 yachts from nine different nations competed in a thrilling and world record breaking event. Three records were broken in what was a very memorable race, highlighted by the monohull record set by Franck Cammas' French team aboard the Volvo 70 Groupama. Completing the course in 5 days 21hrs 2mins and 55 seconds, the team broke Dee Caffari's 2009 record on Aviva by over half a day. Jonny Malbon's IMOCA 60, Artemis Ocean Racing set a new course record in last race for an IMOCA 60 (6 days 10:32:27) and was also declared the overall winner under IRC.
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