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French skipper Armel Le Cleach arrives on his monohull 'Banque... News PhotoAquatic Sport,Arrival,Boat Captain,Circumnavigation,Crossing,Finish Line,Finishing,France,French Culture,Individual Event,Les Sables d'Olonne,Monohull,Sailing,Sport,Sports Race,Vendee,Vendee Globe,Vertical,YachtingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench skipper Armel Le Cleach arrives on his monohull 'Banque Populaire' after crossing the finish line of the 7th edition of the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world race on January 27, 2013 off the coasts of Les Sables d'Olonne, western France. France's Francois Gabart, 29, set a new record with 78 days 02 h and 16 min, beating the previous record time set at 84 days 3hr 9min by 2009 winner Michel Desjoyeaux, and Le Cleach placed second. AFP PHOTO DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)