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New world record establishment announced by WSSR


'New Sydney Hobart passage record holder Team Australia - blasts home'    Jane Austin    Click Here to view large photo

The World Speed Sailing Record Council has now announced the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Sydney to Hobart
Yacht: 'Team Australia' ORMA 60
Name: Sean Langman AUS and 2 crew.
Dates:. 21st to the 23rd February 2013.
Start time: 23;58;57 UTC on 21/02/13
Finish time: 05;51;20 UTC on 23/02/13
Elapsed time: 1 day 5 hours 52 minutes and 23 seconds
Distance: 630NM
Average speed: 22kts

Team Australia - Sydney to Hobart Passage Record 2013 -  Alastair Douglas   Click Here to view large photo

Comments: Previous record: 'MariCha III' Robert Miller GBR, Dec 99. 1d 18h 27m 10s. ('Wild Oats XI' Robert Oatley AUS recorded 1d 18h 23m 12s in 2012 under rule 21c)


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