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WSSR Newsletter No 263. Spindrift 2. RTW Intermediate Records. 12/02/16

The WSSR Council announces the establishment of 2 new World Records

Record: North Atlantic RTW Intermediate Record

(Ushant start to Equator. (for Round the World attempts starting at Ushant.)

Yacht: Spindrift 2

Name:Dona Bertarelli SWI and Yann Guichard FRA and 12 crew.

Dates:.22nd to the 27th November 2015

Start time: 04; 01; 58 on the 22/11/15

Finish time: 01; 45; 00 on the 27/11/15

Elapsed time: 4 days 21 hours 43 minutes and 2 seconds

 

Comments: Initial WSSR World Record.

 

 

Record: Indian Ocean Intermediate Record

(Western limit: Cape Agulhas, crossing the meridian 20° E
Eastern limit: The southern point of Tasmania, South East Cape, crossing the meridian 146° 49'.E).

Yacht: Spindrift 2

Name:Dona Bertarelli SWI and Yann Guichard FRA and 12 crew.

Dates:.4th to the 12th December 2015

Start time: 04; 00; 00 on the 04/12/15

Finish time: 08; 45; 00 on the 12/12/15

Elapsed time: 8 days 4 hours and 45 minutes.

 

Comments: Previous record: 2011 Banque Populaire 5. Loick Peyron. FRA 8d 7h 23m

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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