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WSSR Council ratification of two new World Records

'Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, skippered by Ian Walker from the UK, at the finish of the Rolex Fastnet Race.'    Ian Roman/Volvo Ocean Race©    Click Here to view large photo

The World Sailing Speed Record Council announces the ratification of two new World Records, both administered and claimed by the RORC.

Record: Monohull Fastnet
Yacht: 'Abu Dhabi' Volvo 70.
Name: Ian Walker. GBR
Dates: 14th to the 16th August 2011.
Start time: 13; 10; 00 UTC on 14/08/11
Finish time: 07; 49; 00 UTC on 16/08/11
Elapsed time: 1 day 18 hours and 38 minutes
Distance: 595 NM
Average speed: 14 kts

Comments: Previous record: 'Leopard' Mike Slade. GBR. Aug 07. 1 day 20 hours 18 minutes and 53 seconds

Banque Populaire after smashing the race record, 2011 Rolex Fastnet Race -  © Rolex - Carlo Borlenghi?nid=88697  

Record: Outright Fastnet
Yacht: Banque Populaire 5' 131ft Trimaran
Name: Loick Peyron. FRA and a crew of 12
Dates: 14th to the 15th August 2011.
Start time: 11; 00; 00 UTC on 14/08/11
Finish time: 19; 48; 46 UTC on 15/08/11
Elapsed time: 1 day 8 hours 48 minutes and 46 seconds
Distance: 595 NM
Average speed: 18.1kts

Comments: Previous record: 'PlayStation' Steve Fossett USA, Mar 02, 1 day 11 hours 17 minutes and 14 seconds

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