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WSSR Newsletter No 245. Around Britain and Ireland 40 foot World Record. Swish. Roderick Knowles. 29/08/14

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

Record: Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull and Outright 40ft and less

Yacht: “Swish” Class 40

Name: Roderick Knowles. GBR, and a crew of 3

Dates:.11th August to the 20th August 2014.

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

Finish time: 04;06;49. 20/08/14

Elapsed time: 8 days 19 hours 6 minutes and 49 seconds

Distance: 1773 NM

Average speed: 8.4 kts

 

Comments: Previous record ”Concise 2”. Ned Collier-Wakefield. GBR Aug 10

9d 13h 32m 20s

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council