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WSSR Newsletter No 244. Around Britain and Ireland 60 foot World Record. Artemis-Team Endeavour. Brian Thompson. 26/08/14

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

Record: Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull 60ft and less

Yacht: Artemis-Team Endeavour. IMOCA 60

Name: Brian Thompson. GBR

Dates:.11th August to the 16th August 2014.

Start time: 09;00. 11/08/14

Finish time: 23;00;54. 16/08/14

Elapsed time: 5 days 14 hours and 54 seconds

Distance: 1773 NM

Average speed: 13.23 kts

Comments: Previous record:”Safran”. Marc Guillemot FRA. Jun 11. 6d 9h 49m 10s

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council