French yachtsman sets new record for transatlantic race

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Loïck Peyron sailed the 3,542 miles from Saint-Malo to Guadeloupe in Route de Rhum race in just over seven days and 15 hours.

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French yachting great Loïck Peyron on Monday won the transatlantic Route du Rhum yacht race, setting a record time in the process as he crossed the line off the Guadeloupe Caribbean island group, reports FRANCE 24.