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New Fastnet record confirmed

Published on April 13th, 2021

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has confirmed the establishment of a new World Record on the original 595nm Fastnet Race course which begins from Cowes before passing around the Fastnet Lighthouse and finishing at the Plymouth Breakwater. Setting the new time is Peter Cunningham’s MOD70 PowerPlay which on April 5-6 completed the distance in 25:04:18 (23.73 knot avg), eclipsing the previous record by the MOD70 Phaedo 3 of 27:42:26 set September 2015.

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