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A group of entrepreneurs from mallorca has announced this Thursday that will give technical support to the project “Around the World Solo” for the boat “One Planet One Ocean”, the sailor Catalan Didac Costa, can go 3.760 km and opts to compete in the regatta “Vendée Globe”, which consists in providing the round the world sailing solo, nonstop and without assistance.
The return will begin on the 8th of November and the technical managers of the bet point of the ship calculated that they need about € 300,000 to cover the investment that already has a large international impact, according to a press release of Group Boat Alex Casares, initiator of the project.
The work carried out in Majorca are aimed “to increase the security and resiliency of the boat, something as fundamental as the Vendée Globe represents a test of extreme resistance not only for the sailor but also for the materials” , points to the note.
Alex Casares, director of Group Boat, has said: “to be Able to be as companies of Mallorca in projects of this international scope is also a way of promoting the boating industry, knowledge and experience that may merit in the future the confidence of more international clients”.
The candles that will be used by the sailor in his journey will also be made on the island by the company Quantum of Palma.
in Addition to the own profile of each company supplying services Casares ensures that “put Palm on the map of large enterprises, maintenance of boats and, in this case as the basis of preparation for the circumnavigation, it is an excellent news and opportunity.”
Now, on the 15th day of August, after doing some checking of the equipment of the ship, Costa you must perform an obligatory run of 2,000 nautical miles (3,760 km) to officially confirm your participation. In the previous edition (2016-2017), in his first participation, and almost without means, he crossed the finish line of the Vendée Globe on February 23, 2017, the tenth fourth position with a time of 108 days, 19 hours, 50 minutes and 45 seconds, after navigating 27.964 nautical miles (51.817 km).
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