The World Speed Sailing Record (WSSR) Council has announced the establishment of a new World Record by Frenchman Francis Joyon on board the 98ft trimaran IDEC.
Record: Singlehanded Cadiz to San Salvador
Yacht: 'IDEC' 98ft Trimaran
Name: Francis Joyon. FRA
Dates: 6th-15th February 2013
Start time: 12;50;25 UTC on 06/02/13
Finish time: 04;57;30 UTC on 15/02/13
Elapsed time: 8 days 16 hours 7 minutes and 5 seconds
Average speed: 18.66 kts
Comments: Previous Record: 'IDEC'. Francis Joyon FRA. Nov 04. 11d 3h 17m 20s
by John Reed, WSSR
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