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WSSR Newsletter No 289. MAPFRE. Around the Isle of Wight. 5/08/17

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

Record: Around Isle of Wight. Outright Monohull record.

Yacht: MAPFRE. Volvo 65

Name: Xabi Fernandez. ESP

Dates:.2nd August 2017.

Start time: 08.50 UTC on 02/08/17

Finish time: 12;03 ;11 UTC on 02/08/17

Elapsed time: 3 hours 13 minutes and 11 seconds

Distance: 50 NM

Average speed: 15.53 kts

Comments:

Benchmark. Monohull Race Record: "Leopard". Mike Slade. 3 hours 43 minutes and 50 seconds

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council