Francis Joyon / IDEC

NEW YORK, May 17 — Francis Joyon stages IDEC in New York to break the transatlantic record later this summer. Joyon aims to capture the existing 2008 record set by Thomas Coville who sailed Ambrose Light to Cape Lizard in 5days, 19hours and 29minutes.

Photos by: Bjoern Kils / New York Media Boat (bjoernkils@gmail.com / +1 732.586.7394)

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