New 60-foot monohull 24 hour record
Published on October 24th, 2018
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new 60-foot monohull 24 hour record set by Alex Thomson (GBR) on his IMOCA Hugo Boss. Thomson covered a distance of 539.71nm (22.49 knot avg) on July 19-20, 2018. Thomson beat his previous record set in 2017 of 536.81nm.