The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a “Benchmark Time for a new route:


Performance Certificate.

Route: New York to Barcelona.

Yacht: “Estrella Damm” 60 ft Monohull

Names: Alex Pella, Pepe Ribes and Stan Schreyer.

Dates: 8th to the 21st April 2010.

Start time: 18:33:18 UTC

Finish time: 00:37:06. UTC

Elapsed time: 12 days 6 hours 3 minutes and 48 seconds

Distance: 3678 NM

Average speed: 12.51 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council