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WSSR Newsletter No 293. Il Mostro. Chicago to Mackinac. 07/11/17

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

Record: Chicago to Mackinac.

Yacht: "Il Mostro" VO 70

Name: Peter Thornton USA and 13 crew.

Dates:.16th to the 17th October 2017.

Start time: 22;40;30 UTC on 16/10/17

Finish time: 16;40;19 UTC on 17/10/17

Elapsed time: 17 hours 59 minutes and 49 seconds

Distance: 289 NM

Average speed: 16.06 kts

Comments:

Previous record: "Stars and Stripes" Steve Fossett. USA 1998. 18;15;32

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council