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WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record

by John Reed on 8 Jul 2013
Francis Joyon, IDEC Jean-Marie Liot / DPPI / IDEC © http://www.trimaran-idec.com/
The World Speed Sailing Record (WSSR) Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Singlehanded Transatlantic
Yacht: 'IDEC' 118ft Tri
Name: Francis Joyon. FRA
Dates:. 11th to the 16th June 2013
Start time: 09;15;20 UTC on 11/06/13
Finish time: 12;11;30 UTC on 16/06/13
Elapsed time: 5 days 2 hours 56 minutes and 10 seconds
Distance: 2880M
Average speed: 23.41 kts
Comments: Previous Record: 'Sodebo'. Thomas Coville, FRA. Jul 08. 5d 19h 30m WSSR website
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