Jourdain penalty means Escoffier wins Route du Rhum Multi class

Loïc Escoffier (Lodigroup) who crossed the finish line second in the Multihull division has been declared winner of the Route du Rhum – Destination Guadeloupe after initial winner, Roland Jourdain was penalised.

Escoffier crossed the line at Pointe-à-Pitre line at 19:52:23hrs UTC, some 43 mins 23 seconds after his nearest adversary, Roland Jourdain (We Explore). However, Jourdain has been given a statutory time penalty of 90 minutes for breaking a lead seal on his boat, which drops him to second place.

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