WSSR Newsletter No 182. Groupama Round the World. 26/03/10
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
Average speed: 18.76kts
Comments: Previous record: “Orange II” Bruno Peyron. FRA. 50d 16h 20m 4s in 2005.
Secretary to the WSSR Council