MARCEL VAN TRIEST

MARCEL VAN TRIEST

Role:
Meteorologist

Lives: Palma

As navigator he took part in the 1989/90 and 1993/94 Whitbreads, as well as the Volvo Ocean Race 1997/98, 2001/02 and 2005/06. As onshore router, Van Triest was responsible for both of Banque Populaire V‘s attempts at the Jules Verne Trophy, with Pascal Bidegorry then successfully taking the record in 2012 with Loïck Peyron and Joan Vila: an impressive 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds to circle the globe, covering 29,002 nautical miles at average speeds of 26.51 knots.

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