This is the initial Singlehanded Around Australia world record. There have been two previous unsuccessful attempts both involving stops and assistance, which removed them from the singlehanded category.
by World Sailing Speed Record Council
Record: Singlehanded Around Australia
Yacht: Big Wave Rider. 46 ft Catamaran
Name: Bruce Arms. AUS
Dates: 10th July to the 17th August 2011
Start time: 01; 59; 24 UTC on 10/07/11
Finish time: 23; 41; 06 UTC on 17/08/11
Elapsed time: 38 days 21 hours 41 minutes and 42 seconds
Distance: 6536 NM
Average speed: 7.0 kts WSSR Council website
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