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Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race- Course Record for Team SCA

by Trish Jenkins on 16 Aug 2014
Round Britain Island Race Day 4 - Team SCA: Corinna Halloran - Volvo Ocean Race http://www.volvooceanrace.com
2014 Volvo Ocean 65 Team SCA, skippered by Sam Davies, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 06.10.39 BST on Saturday 16th August 2014 with an elapsed time of four days, 21 hours, 00 minutes and 39 seconds.

This time breaks the previous course record for Women's Monohull set by Aviva, an Open 60, in 2009, by one day, 14 hours, 30 minutes and 14 seconds. Team SCA's record is subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council. Of the women onboard Team SCA in 2014, both Dee Caffari and Sam Davies were also onboard Aviva when the World Record was set in 2009.

This is the third course record broken during the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club

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