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WSSRC Ratified Passage Records

Current Outright and All Other Ratified Records (speed order)

Yacht types:
S - Single-hulled yacht (monohull)
C- Catamaran
T - Trimaran
[1] - Voyage was single-handed; otherwise the vessel had two or more persons

Race / Route Distance NM Date Yacht Type LOA / ft. LOA / m Owner / Skipper Nationality Elapsed Time Average Speed Kts
Transatlantic W to E, Ambrose Light – Lizard Point 2880 Aug 2009 Banque Populaire 5 T 131 40 Pascal Bidegorry FRA 3d 15h 25m 48s 32.94
Marseille to Carthage 455 May 2010 Banque Populaire 5 T 131 40 Pascal Bidgorry FRA 14h 20m 34s 32
Miami – New York 947 June 2007 Groupama 3 T 103 31.5 Franck Cammas FRA 1d 11h 5m 20s 27
Cowes – Dinard 138 Sep-02 Maiden 2 C 110 33.5 Adrienne Cahalan,
Helena Darvelid,
Brian Thompson
GBR 5h 23m 38s 25.60
Cadiz to San Salvador 3884 Nov 13 Spindrift 2 T 131 40 Dona Bertarelli/ Yann Guichard

SUI/FRA

6d 14h 29m 21s 24.50

Marseille to Carthage Singlehanded

455 Oct 13 Banque Populaire 7 T 103 31.64 Armel Le Cleac'h FRA 18h 58m 13s 23.98

Around Britain and Ireland. Outright

1773 Aug 14 Oman Sail-Musandam T 70 21.34 Sidney Gavignet FRA 3d 3h 32m 36s 23.48
TransAtlantic Singlehanded 2880 Jun 13 IDEC T 118 36 Francis Joyon FRA 5d 2h 56m 10s 23.41
Cadiz to San Salvador Singlehanded 3884 Jan 14 Banque Populaire 7 T 103 31.64 Armel Le Cleac'h FRA 6d 23h 42m 18s 23.16
Sydnet to Hobart 630 Feb 13 Team Australia T 60 18.3 Sean Langman AUS 1d 5h 52m 23s 22.00
Cowes to Dinard - Channel crossing - Singlehanded 138 Aug-07 IDEC T 98 29.87 Francis Joyon FRA 6h 23m 36s 21.60
Around the Isle of Wight 50 Aug-12 Foncia T 70 21.34 Michel Desjoyeaux FRA 2h 21m 25s 21.3
Plymouth-La Rochelle 355 Apr-02 PlayStation C 125 38.1 Steve Fossett USA 16h 41m 40s 21.28
Round the World, non stop, crewed, any type 21600 Nov 2011- Jan 2012 Banque Populaire 5 T 131 40.0 Loick Peyron FRA 45d 13h 42m 53s 19.75
Transpacific, Los Angeles – Honolulu 2215 Nov-05 Geronimo T 90 27 Olivier de Kersauson FRA 4d 19h 31m 37s 19.17
Monaco to Porto Cervo. Rule 21.c. 195 Aug-12 Esimit Europa 2 M 100 30.38 Jochen Schumann GER 10h 13m 42s 19.06
Sydney To Aukland 1265 Oct-13 Team Australia T 60 18.28 Sean Langman AUS 2d 19h 2m 45s 18.87
Taipei to Hong Kong 465 May-08 Gitana 13 C 106 32.5 Lionel Lemonchois FRA 24h 45m 59s 18.8
Fastnet. Original course. 595 Aug 11 Banque Populaire 5 T 131 40.0 Loick Peyron FRA 1d 8h 48m 46s 18.1
Transatlantic W to E, Ambrose Light – Lizard Point, monohull 2925 2 - 9 Oct 2003 MariCha IV S 140 42.67 Robert Miller and a crew of 24 GBR 6d 17h 52m 39s 18.05
Marseille to Carthage Singlehanded 60 ft Monohull 455 May/Jun 2013 "Groupe Bel" M 60 18.29 Kito de Pavant FRA 1d 2h 43m 30s 17.15
Transatlantic W to E, Ambrose Light - Lizard Point, singlehanded, up to 60 ft. 2925 Jun-94 Primagaz T (I) 60 18.29 Laurent Bourgnon FRA 7d 2h 34m 42s 17.15
Transatlantic W to E outright women, and singlehanded woman 2925 Jun-04 Castorama B & Q T (I) 73 22.9 Ellen MacArthur GBR 7d 3h 49m 57s 17.09
San Francisco to Yokohama 4501 Apr 2008 Gitana 13 C 110 33.5 Lionel Lemonchois FRA 11d 12m 54s 17.04
Newport, RI – Bermuda 635 Jan-00 PlayStation T (1) 105 32 Steve Fossett USA 1d 14h 35m 53s 16.45
Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 1773 Aug-14 Azzam-Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing M 65 19.8 Ian Walker GBR 4d 13h 10m 28s 16.24
Cadiz to San Salvador. Monohull 3884 Feb - 12 Maserati S 70 21.34 Giovanni Soldini ITA 10d 23h 9m 39s 16.1
Round Britain and Ireland,  non stop, singlehanded 1787 Aug 10 Oman Air Majan T 105 32 Sidney Gavignet FRA 4d 15h 9m 27ss 15.95
Round the World, non stop, singlehanded 21600 Jan-08 IDEC T 98 29.8 Francis Joyon FRA 57d 13h 34m 6s 15.84
Round Ireland, non stop, crewed 708 Sep-93 Lakota T 60 18.29 Steve Fossett USA 1d 20h 42m 15.84
Marseille – Carthage, monohull 455 Sep-98 Stealth S 90 27.43 Giovanni Agnelli ITA 1d 5h 2m 6s 15.77
Around Australia 6500 July 2005 Geronimo T 90 27 Olivier de Kersauson FRA 17d 12h 57m 5s 15.44
Around Britain and Ireland. Women 1773 Aug 14 SCA M 65 19.8 Sam Davies GBR 4d 21h 39s 15.15
Newport, RI – Bermuda, singlehanded 635 Jun-99 Lakota T (I) 60 18.29 Steve Fossett USA 1d 16h 51m 54s 15.05
Sydney – Lord Howe Island 408 Jul-04 Raw Nerve C 56 17.07 Martyn Riley AUS 1d 3h 45m 46s 14.69
Singlehanded Monohull 60 ft Transatlantic 2880 Jul13 Safran M 60 18.3 Marc Guillemot FRA 8d 5h 20m 20s 14.62
Thailand Gulf 59 Mar-97 Dermophil C 18 5.48 Mitch Booth and Herbert Derckson USA 4h 8m 35s 14.24
Fastnet. Original course. Monohull 595 Aug 11 Abu Dhabi M 70 21.34 Ian Walker GBR 1d 18h 38m 14.00
Yokohama to Hong Kong - initial record 1545 May 06 Geronimo T 110 33.5 Olivier de Kersauson and 7 crew FRA 4d 17h 47m 23s 13.58
New York to San Francisco 13945 Feb 08 Gitana 13 C 110 33.5 Lionel Lemonchois and 9 crew FRA 43d 3m 18s 13.51
Around Britain and Ireland. 60 foot 1773 Aug 14 Artemis-Team Endeavour M 60 18.3 Brian Thompson GBR 5d 14h 54s 13.23
Newport - Bermuda, Monohull 635 Jun-04 Morning Glory S 87 26.6 Hasso Platner GER 2d 28m 31s 13.09
Transpacific W to E, Yokohama – San Francisco 4482 Jun 06 Geronimo T 110 33.5 Olivier de Kersauson and 8 crew FRA 13d 22h 38m 28s 13.39
Marseille to Carthage. Up to 40 ft category 455 Jun 10 ZED 4 M 12.19 40 Gerald Bibot and 3 crew BEL 35h 35m 23s 12.9
Hong Kong to London 12948 Sep 08 Gitana 13 C 110 33.5 Lionel Lemonchois and 9 crew FRA 41d 21h26m 34s 12.88
Round the World, Women non stop,singlehanded 21600 Nov -04 - Feb-05 B&Q T (I) 73 22.9 Dame Ellen MacArthur GBR 71d 14h 18m 33s 12.66
Miami to New York. Single handed 947 Jul 05 Sodebo T 60 18.28 Thomas Coville FRA 3d 5h 0m 12s 12.3
Round Ireland. Monohull 708 May 05 CityJet Solune S 60 18.28 J P Chomette/Cesar Dohy FRA 2d 9h 41m 6s 12.27
Around Britain and Ireland, Non stop singlehanded 1787 Aug 06 Sodebo T 60 18.29 Thomas Coville FRA 6d 6h 40m 31s 11.86
New York to San Francisco. Monohull 13225 Feb 13 Maserati M 70 21.34 Giovanni Soldini ITA 47d 42m 29s 11.72
Transatlantic E to W, Plymouth – Newport singlehanded 2800 Jun-00 Eure et Loir T(I) 60 18.29 Francis Joyon FRA 9d 23h 54m 36s 11.67
Round the World, non stop, singlehanded, monohull 21600 Nov 12 to Jan 13 Macif S (I) 60 18.29 François Gabart FRA 78d 2h 16m 40s 11.52
Cowes to Dinard, monohull and monohull singlehanded. 138 Nov-04 Adrien S 85 25.8 Jean Luc Van Den Heede FRA 12h 01m 31s 11.5
Honolulu – Yokohoma 3750 Aug-95 Lakota T 60 18.29 Steve Fossett USA 13d 20h 9m 22s 11.29
Sydney to Tahiti (Papeete) 3298 25 July - 8 August 05 Geronimo T 90 27 Olivier de Kersauson FRA 13d 8h 25m 56s 10.29
Round Britain and Ireland, all islands, singlehanded monohull 1787 May 05 Adrien S 85 25.8 Jean Luc Van den Heede FRA 7d 8h 47m 10.19
Marseille to Carthage Singlehanded Monohull 455 June 09 Group Bel S 60 18.29 Kito de Pavant FRA 1d 21h 20m 29s 10.1
Round the World, non stop, singlehanded, woman, Vendée Globe 21760 Nov 00-Feb 01 Kingfisher S (I) 60 18.29 Ellen MacArthur GBR 94d 4h 25m 40s 9.63
Transpacific W to E, Yokohoma – San Francisco, singlehanded 4525 Aug-96 Lakota T (I) 60 18.29 Steve Fossett USA 20d 9h 52m 59s 9.24
Bermuda to Plymouth 2870 Aug-04 Mollymawk T 43 13.11 Ross Hobson GBR 14d 6h 12m 50s 8.38
Dakar – Guadeloupe 2551 Dec 07 20 Foot Catamaran C 20 6.09 Benoit Lequin Pierre-Yves Moreau FRA 11d 11h 25m 42s 9.26
Transatlantic E to W, Plymouth – Newport, monohull 2800 Jun 12 "Vento Di Sardegna" S 50 15.24 Andrea Mura. Riccardo Apolloni ITA 13d 12h 47m 8.68
Around Britain and Ireland. 40 foot 1773 Aug 14 "Swish" M 40 12 Roderick Knowles GBR 8d 19h 6m 49s 8.4
Round the World, non stop, westabout, singlehanded 21760 Nov 03 - Mar 04 Adrien S 85 25.8 Jean Luc Van Den Heede FRA 122d 14h 3m 49s 7.40
Round Australia, Monohull 6536 Jul-03 Kaz S 52 16.4 David Pescud AUS 37d 1h 23m 57s 7.34
Taipei to Hong Kong. Outright. 465 December 06 Johan II M 47 14.3 Philippe Grelon and a crew of 7 FRA/NZ 2d 15h 40m 42s 7.30
Round Ireland, (single-handed) 708 Oct 05 Roaring Forty S 40 12 Michel Kleinjans BEL 4d 1h 53m 29s 7.2
Round Australia. Singlehanded 6536 Aug -11 Big Wave Rider C 46 14.02 Bruce Arms AUS 38d 21h 41m 42s 6.9
Around the World, Singlehanded. 40ft Division 21600 April 13 "Quing Dao" M 40 12.19 Guo Chuan CHN 137d 20h 01m 57s 6.52
Around the World Westabout. Singlehanded non-stop Women - initial record 21760 May 06 Aviva S (I) 72 22.5 Dee Caffari GBR 178d 3h 5m 34s 5.09
Round the World, assisted, westabout, 21760 Jul-96 Heath Insured II S (I) 67 20.42 Samantha Brewster GBR 247d 14h 51m 7s 3.66
Transpacific Yokohama to San Francisco. 20ft Sport. Singlehanded 4482 Aug-06 One World C 20 6.1 Alessandro Di Benedetto ITA/FRA 62d 17h 50m 55s 2.97