Name: Francisco Lufinha
World Records: 3
Previous Guiness World Record: Longest Journey kitesurfing 862 kms | 48 hours
This Expedition: Solo sail across the Atlantic on a custom built kite boat
Preparations: 1+ year including building the boat and custom made controller to control the kite.
Start/Finish: Cascais, Portugal / Finish Martinique, Caribbean
Distance: 3600nm / 6700km
Duration: 24 Days (Plus stop over in Canary Islands due to technical problems)
Energy: 100% Renewable energy: Kite, Solar panels, Hydro generator.
Bags used: 4x PRO DRYBAG 100L
Announcement after just crossing the Atlantic
Update from the middle of the Atlantic Ocean
Huge congrats Francisco on your accomplishment and for setting an example to the world of the importance of ocean preservation, environmental awareness and renewable energies.
As Fancisco put it: ‘We are CHANGING TOMORROW NOW and this mission is a proof of that!’
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