A father and son from Italy made their name in the record book.
They have created the record after taking over 11 days in a catamaran to cross the Atlantic. The information about the same has been released by World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC). According to the council, Nico Malingri and Vittorio Malingri have completed their tourney in 11 days, one hour and nine minutes. They arrived in the Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, and port town on Thursday leaving Dakar in Senegal.
Malingri broke the record by 10 hours, 16 minutes. It was set in 2007 by French duo Pierre-Yves Moreau and Benoit Lequin.
Speaking about the experience they had while they were on the journey, Nico Malingri said, “The experience was amazing and spectacular. We planned it and executed everything according to the plan. (more…)