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WSSR Newsletter No 280. Hugo Boss. 24 Hour Record. 23/01/17

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


Record: Singlehanded Monohull and 60 ft Monohull 24 Hour Records

Yacht: "Hugo Boss" 60 ft Monohull.

Name: Alex Thomson. GBR

Dates:. 15th to the 16th January 2017.

Start time: 07;00;00. UTC on 15/01/17

Start position: 31.92680° / -28.239310°

Finish time: 07;00;00 UTC on16/01/17

Finish position: 39.76260° / -22.91620°

Elapsed time: 24 hours.

Distance: 536.81 NM

Average speed: 22.36 kts

Comments: Previous record: "MACIF" Francois Gabart. FRA. 534.48. 22.27 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council