WSSR Newsletter No 175. World Record Round Britain and Ireland by Aviva. 26/06/09

The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record:

Record: Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull and Women's.
Yacht:  Aviva. Open 60.
Name:  Dee Caffari GBR and 3 crew.
Dates: 15th June 2009 to 22nd June 2009
Start time: 21: 09: 36 BST (UTC + 1)
Finish time: 08: 40: 29 BST (UTC + 1)
Elapsed time: 6 days 11 hours 30 minutes and 53 seconds.
Distance: 1787 M
Average speed: 11.5 kts

Previous records:
Monohull Record "Solune" Chomette/Dohy, FRA, May 04, 7d 4h 46m 22s.
Women's Record: "Roxy", Miranda Merron, GBR, Jun 07, 10d 16h 7s
John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council


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