The SVR Lazartigue trimaran team detected a in the starboard (right) front arm. Skipper Tom Laperche and his men have six weeks to make the boat reliable.
A race against the clock has begun for the SVR-Lazartigue trimaran team which diagnosed, during a check-up in Concarneau after the express delivery from Martinique last week, a in the starboard right front arm .
A working group made up of experts from VPLP Design, Gsea Design, CDK Technologies and MerConcept was immediately formed to analyze this damage and repair it as quickly as possible. There are six weeks left before departure for the big meeting of the Ultim cl: the Arkea Ultim Challenge, a solo round-the-world trip aboard these giant trimarans which will depart from Brest on January 7. Six boats are registered for this unique event.
SVR Lazartigue took second place in the Transat Jacques Vabre with Tom Laperche and François Gabart at the helm behind Banque Populaire by Armel Le Cléac’h and Sébastien Josse.