Manuel Cousin completed his adventure this Wednesday morning at 4:53 am. The skipper of Coup de Pouce-Giffard Manutention completed the race after 12 days 11 hours 53 minutes at sea, having covered 4,202.57 miles at an average speed of 14.01 knots. Although he wasn't spared the pitfalls, 'Manu' was able to gain invaluable experience before looking forward with enthusiasm to his 2nd Vendée Globe, next season.