Around the World in 49 Days



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On Christmas Day 2016, Thomas Coville completed a record-breaking trip. He sailed around the world in 49 days aboard Sodebo Ultim - a 32m French trimaran. Averaging 23 knots over the 27,000 mile course, Coville reduced the previous record for solo global circumnavigation by eight days.

Coville's engineering team selected Teledyne RDI's phased array Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs) to accurately measure speed-through-water and leeway, a new approach for their custom racing boat.

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