23 Oct ANOTHER VICTORY FOR A SWAN YACHT AT OCEAN GLOBE RACE 2023
After the success of Swan 651 Spirit of Helsinki placed 1st in Line of Honour and 2nd in IRC Class, we are happy to announce the victoy of Swan 65 Translated 9 in IRC Class, securing the 1st position overall ranking with a 2-day advantage over the second boat.
Setting sail from Southampton on September 10, Translated 9 crossed the finish line in Cape Town early Friday 20th at 4:00 a.m., covering a non-stop distance of 7,305 nautical miles over 40 days.
Translated 9, the epic Swan 65, owned by Translated – a leading provider of AI-powered language solutions – is co-skippered by Marco Trombetti, CEO of Translated and Vittorio Malingri, the renowned Italian ocean sailor whose father and uncle made the first Whitbread Round the World Race.
Moreover, the crew of braves includes Nico Malingri (Vittorio’s son who act as Chief Mate on Translated 9), Simon Curwen (navigator), Teresa Marshall, VP of Localization at Salesforce, Niccolò Banfi, Baptiste Gillot De Villers, Sophie Fontanesi, Ezgim Mistikoglu and Derin Deniz Binaroglu, the first two Turkish under 24 to sail around the world.
Translated 9 will stay in Cape Town for two weeks before setting sail for the second leg on November 5th, heading to Auckland through the challenging Indian Ocean.