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Thomas Lurton and “Moxie”, from Saint-Pierre-Quiberon, ready for the start of the Route du Rhum – Route du Rhum

Thomas Lurton and his boat “Moxi” are ready for departure on Sunday 6 November at 13:02 to a Guadeloupe destination! The skipper, originally from Saint-Pierre-Quiberon, is in Saint-Malo to participate in the Route du Rhum.

More than a few days, and even rather a few hours before returns.

“I live every moment intensely”

The pressure is mounting for Thomas Lurton. On the Saint-Malo pontoons, the crowd is very numerous. France 3 journalists came to meet the young Saint-Pierrois. Both interviews are online on the sailor’s social network. The evening with the presentation of the 138 skippers on the stage in Saint-Malo was a highlight. “I live every moment intensely,” he explains.

With his father, Hervé Lurton, who will be the router, an essential function for the strategic choices of such a race, it is time for the final adjustments. “The transmission of knowledge was the core of the project. I have a whole team with me. It takes the pressure off me. Standing on the starting line is already a big victory”.


Facebook and Instagram: Moxie Sailing.



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