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New World Record

July 17th, 2013

(July 17, 2013) – The World Sailing Speed Record Council ratified the new Singlehanded Monohull 60 foot Transatlantic Record. From June 27 to July 6, Marc Guillemot (FRA) onboard the Open 60 Safran completed the 2880m route in an elapsed time of 8 days 5 hours 20 minutes and 20 seconds (avg speed of 14.62


Singlehanded Transatlantic Record Ratified

July 8th, 2013

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified the Singlehanded Transatlantic Record set by Francis Joyon (FRA) sailing the 118-foot trimaran IDEC. Joyon completed the 2880 mile route on June 11-16, 2013 in 5 days 2 hours 56 minutes and 10 seconds (avg speed of 23.41 knots). This eclipsed the previous record by Thomas Coville

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