The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record:


Record: Round the World. Outright.

Yacht: “Groupama 3”. 103ft Trimaran

Name: Franck Cammas FRA and a crew of 9.

Dates: 31st January 2010 to the 20th March 2010.

Start time: 13:55:53

Finish time: 21:40:45.

Elapsed time: 48 days 7 hours 44 minutes 52 seconds

Distance: 21760NM

Average speed: 18.76kts

Comments: Previous record: “Orange II” Bruno Peyron. FRA. 50d 16h 20m 4s in 2005.


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council