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WSSR Newsletter No 242.Azzam-Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 23/08/14

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

Record: Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull

Yacht: Azzam-Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. VO65.

Name:  Ian Walker. GBR

Dates:.11th August to the15th August 2014.

Start time: 09;10. 11/08/14

Finish time: 22;20;28. 15;08;14

Elapsed time: 4 days 13 hours 10 minutes and 28 seconds

Distance: 1773 NM

Average speed: 16.24 kts

Comments:

Previous record: “Groupama”. Franck Cammas. FRA. Aug 10. 5d 21h 26m 55s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council