45 days, 13 hours and 42 minutes and 53 seconds, this is the fastest record of the Jules Verne Trophy Cup uninterrupted and unassisted team World Sailing Championship-a record witnessed by Corum. As a partner and official timepiece of this legendary nautical adventure, the Swiss watch brand accompanied Captain Loïck Peyron and the crew of Maxi Banque Populaire V (People’s Bank No. 5) to set this great record. To celebrate this great success of the Banque Populaire team, Corum has awarded 14 crew members and their land tactical experts each a ‘Trophée Jules Verne 2011-2012’ special edition watch.
At 11:14:35 p.m. on January 6, 2012, the timer was pressed to record the victory of 14 crew members in the Global Navigation and Time Race.
All crew of the winning Banque Populaire V (People’s Bank No. 5)
Today, to commemorate this victory and reward them for their very achievements, Corum Kunlun presented each Admiral’s Cup Admiral’s Cup Seafender 48 Chrono Centro watch to every crew member of Maxi Trimaran and their land tactical experts- The Admiral Cup series is the brand’s flagship product line launched in 1960-equipped with a timing function. The surface is engraved with ‘Trophée Jules Verne 2011-2012’, the back of the watch is engraved with the outline of the race, and each watch will be engraved with the individual name of each member.
Corum Kunlun Watch Factory also invited the crew of Maxi Trimaran Banque Populaire V to visit La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland on Monday, April 2, 2012, to show them ‘prizes’, this powerful symbol will definitely be a reliable Life partner.
Admiral’s Cup Seafender 48 Chrono Centro ‘Trophée Jules Verne 2011-2012 Limited Edition’ watch
Captain Maxi Banque Populaire V (People’s Bank No. 5) Mr. Loïck Peyron said: ‘During the race, the sailing boat moved forward and every minute counted, so excellent equipment is necessary. Thank you Corum for your support and Banque Populaires bank for our sincerity. We all take great pride in being able to wear such a powerful and incredible adventure symbol on our wrists. ‘
Antonio Calce, CEO of Corum Watch, said, ‘This time the Banque Populaire V team gathered at Chaux-de-Fonds to visit the Corum watch factory. We are very honored. In fact, each team member personally came here to accept his Jules Verne trophy watches are engraved with their respective names. This is a very strong message, showing the scope of our cooperation, and the friendship and collaboration between Corum and our partners. ‘
Original source: Corum