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Two new World Records announced by WSSR Council
Thu, 31 Jan 2013
Two new World Records have been established as announced by the WSSR Council. The Records are round the world, monohull and singlehanded monohull, achieved by François Gabart onboard the Open 60 Macif.
Records: Round the World. Monohull and Singlehanded Monohull Yacht: 'Macif'. Open 60. Name: François Gabart FRA Dates: 11th November 2012 to the 27th January 2013. Start time: 12; 02 UTC on 11/11/12 Finish time: 14; 18; 40 UTC on 27/01/13 Elapsed time: 78 days 2 hours 16 minutes and 40 seconds Distance: 21600 NM Average speed: 11. 52 kts
Comments: Previous record: 'Foncia'. Michel Desjoyeaux FRA, Feb 09. 84d 36h 9m 8s
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