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

Record: Singlehanded 24 hour record

Yacht: Sodebo4. 120ft Trimaran

Name: Thomas Coville FRA

Dates:. 7th to the 8th June 2016.

Start time: 2100 hrs on 07/06/16

Start position: 37 40.41'N, 63 51.22'W

Finish time: 2100 hrs on 08/06/16

Finish position: 39 59.97'N, 48 45.18'W

Elapsed time: 24 hours.

Distance: 718.5 NM

Average speed: 29.93 kts


Comments: Previous record: Banque Populaire 7. Armel Le Cleac’h, FRA. 2014. 682.8NM, 28.45 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council