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WSSR Newsletter No 178. Hydroptere Nautical Mile 20/11/09

The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record

Record: World Record; Nautical mile

Yacht: l'Hydroptère

Name: Alain Thébault FRA and a crew of 10

Dates: 8th November 2009

Start time: 09:59:27,3

Finish time: 10:00:39,1

Elapsed time: 71,8 seconds

Distance: 1853.81 meters

Current variation: .02 knots

Wind speed/direction: 30 - 35 kts - 280°

Average speed: 50.17 knots

Comments: Previous record: 48.74 knots  by Hydroptère 04/09/09
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John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council