The Frenchman broke the record for circumnavigation under sail alone
French citizen Kovil Thomas set a new world record, having made a round the world trip on a sailing ship.
On what to sail, a French national has spent 49 days and three hours. Note that he went to the city of Brest, which is also located in France.
Previous record in terms of duration circumnavigation under sail Zhuayonu belongs to Francis. In 2008, the National Covilha made a similar trip for 57 days and 13 hours.