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French skipper François Gabart lands after winning the 7th edition of... News PhotoBoat Captain,Circumnavigation,France,François Gabart,French Culture,Horizontal,Individual Event,Les Sables d'Olonne,Sailing,Sport,Sports Race,Vendee,Vendee Globe,Water Sport,Winning,YachtingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench skipper François Gabart lands (C) after winning the 7th edition of the Vendee Globe solo round-the-world race on January 27, 2013 in Les Sables d'Olonne, western France. Gabart, 29, is the youngest skipper in the event. He 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. AFP PHOTO JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD (Photo credit should read JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)