Solo 24 hour Record Confirmed
Published on January 7th, 2018
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new singlehanded 24 hour record set by Francois Gabart (FRA) on the 30m trimaran MACIF. Gabart covered a distance of 850.68 nm, for an average speed of 35.45 knots, while descending the South Atlantic on November 13-14, 2017. Gabart set the previous record on MACIF of 784nm on July 2016.