This is fantastic news!!! There's really no other way to win the Transpac than to sail a multihull! HA!
Here is a short report from "Pressure Drop" that spells out the details of Mighty Merloe's win.
Photos © Lauren Easley and Lindsey Arcand
The Transpacific Multihull Race Record was just smashed by Mighty Merloe, which crossed the Diamond Head Finish Line at 17:03:30 provisional.
The previous record was set by Loick's brother 20 years ago!
Multi: 5 Days, 9 hours, 18 minutes and 26 seconds by Bruno Peyron on the 86' maxi cat Explorer in 1997
Our rough math puts the new record at approximately 4 Days, 7 hours, 3: Minutes and 30 Seconds*