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

Record: Marseille to Carthage. Outright

Yacht: Banque Populaire 5. 40m Trimaran

Name: Pascal Bidegorry FRA and a crew of 12 

Dates: 15th May 2010.

Start time: 05; 56; 56 (French time)

Finish time: 20; 17; 30 (French time)

Elapsed time: 14 hours 20 minutes and 34 seconds

Distance: 458 NM

Average speed: 32 kts

Comments: Current record: "Groupama 3" Franck Cammas FRA May 09 17h 8m 23s


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council