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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

French Sailor Triumphs

CHARLESTON, South Carolina () -- Frenchman Yves Parlier, sailing the 60-foot Cacolac D'Aquitaine, overtook England's Mark Gatehouse in the final hours to win the $50,000 BOC Transatlantic solo yacht race by an hour.


He completed the crossing early Monday from Falmouth, England, to Charleston in 22 days, 22 minutes and 29 seconds.