Virbac-Paprec 3's World Record ratified by WSSR
by WSSR on 30 Mar 2011
WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record by Virbac-Paprec 3, 24 Hour Distance Record, during the Barcelona World Race on 21st and 22nd January 2011.
Virbac-Paprec 3 - Barcelona World Race Yvan Zedda © http://www.zedda.com
Record: 60 ft Monohull 24 Hour Distance Record
Yacht: Virbac-Paprec 3
Name: Jean Pierre Dick FRA / Loick Peyron FRA.
Dates: 21st January to the 22nd January 2011. At 1100 hrs on both days.
Start position: 36 43.51’S; 28 29.83’W
Finish position: 39 15.79’S; 18 16.63’W
Distance: 506.333 NM
Average speed: 21.1 kts
This record was established during the Barcelona double handed Race.
The record was held previously by 'Hugo Boss' Alex Thompson/Andrew Cape, GBR, 501.3nm, 20.9kts in 2007.
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