Bruno Peyron

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Bruno Peyron
Personal information
Full name Bruno Tristan Peyron
Born (1955-11-10) November 10, 1955 (age 60)
Angers, France
Orange II

Bruno Tristan Peyron (born 10 November 1955)[1] is a French yachtsman who, along with his crew on the catamaran Orange II, broke the outright round-the-world sailing record in March 2005.[2] He was the first winner of the Jules Verne Trophy in 1994, for completing a round-the-world trip in under 80 days.[3] Peyron was born in Angers, France, and grew up in the French Atlantic coast city of La Baule.[1][4] He has been one of the main organisers behind the round-the-world-race The Race.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sorkin, Beverly E. "Bruno Peyron (French yachtsman)". Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 3 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Glenday, Craig (2010-04-27). Guinness World Records 2010: Thousands of New Records in The Book of the Decade!. Random House Publishing Group. p. 165. ISBN 978-0-553-59337-2. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Zimmermann, Tim (2004-01-01). The Race: The First Nonstop, Round-The-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing Competition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-618-38270-5. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sailing: Peyron smashes record". New York Times. 17 March 2005. Archived from the original on 3 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Jeffery, Tim (20 October 2003). "Yachting: Storm brews over new races". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 3 March 2011. 
Records
Preceded by
First holder
Sport Elec with Olivier de Kersauson
Geronimo with Olivier de Kersauson
Jules Verne Trophy
1993–1994
2002–2004
2005–2010
Succeeded by
ENZA New Zealand with Knox-Johnston & Blake
Geronimo with Olivier de Kersauson
Groupama 3 with Franck Cammas