French boy, 12, makes record English Channel crossing

12岁小男孩成功横渡英吉利海峡创世界纪录
时间:2018-06-30 单词数:1810

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导读:一名12岁的法国男孩,以一艘小型帆船扬帆出海,用了14小时20分钟橫渡英吉利海峽,比旧记录快36分钟。

12岁男孩横穿英吉利海峡_英语新闻

A 12-year-old French boy has broken the record for crossing the English Channel in a small children’s sailing dinghy.

一名12岁的法国男孩打破了乘小型帆船穿越英吉利海峡的记录。

Tom Goron set sail from the Isle of Wight at 05:00 local time on Wednesday and arrived in France 14 hours and 20 minutes later.

名叫汤姆-戈伦的男孩于星期三当地时间05:00从怀特岛起航,14小时20分钟后抵达法国。

He broke the previous record set by 15-year-old Violette Dorange in 2016 by 36 minutes.

他打破了2016年15岁的维奥列-多让创下的纪录,比旧纪录快了36分钟。

"I’m proud of him," his mother said after he completed the feat. "He is stubborn, ambitious and perseverant."

“我为他感到骄傲,”他的母亲在他完成这项壮举后说道。 “他固执,雄心勃勃,坚持不懈。”

The schoolboy made the 60-mile (96km) crossing in an Optimist boat at an average speed of more than four knots. He was followed closely by his father who was on hand in case anything went wrong.

这名男同学在乐观号船上以60海里/小时(96公里)的平均速度横渡了四个以上的节点。他的父亲紧随其后为其做保安工作,以防万一出现问题。

He suffered from seasickness during the attempt and wanted to give up after five hours but his father persuaded him to keep going, according to the Le Figaro newspaper.

据《费加罗报》报道,他在该尝试期间晕船,五个小时后想放弃,但他的父亲劝他继续前进。

On arrival, he said that he hoped to one day emulate the French yacht racer Fran?ois Gabart, who last year set a new world record for the fastest solo round-the-world navigation.

抵达后,他表示希望有一天能够效仿法国游艇选手弗朗索瓦-加贝尔,他去年创造了最快的单人环球航行世界纪录。

来源:BBC爱语吧作者:Sylvia

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