The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Singlehanded Transatlantic

Yacht: “IDEC” 98ft Tri

Name:  Francis Joyon. FRA

Dates:. 11th to the 16th June 2013

Start time: 09;15;20 UTC on 11/06/13

Finish time: 12;11;30 UTC on 16/06/13

Elapsed time: 5 days 2 hours 56 minutes and 10 seconds

Distance: 2880M

Average speed: 23.41 kts

Comments: Previous Record: “Sodebo”. Thomas Coville, FRA. Jul 08. 5d 19h 30m 40s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council