The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a “double” new World Record.


Record: Around Great Britain and Ireland. Outright and Singlehanded World Records.

Yacht: “Oman Air Majan” 105 ft Trimaran

Name: Sidney Gavignet. FRA

Dates: 19th August to the 24th August  2010.

Start time: 17;54;08 UTC. 19/08/10

Finish time: 09;03;35. UTC 24/08/10

Elapsed time: 4 days 15 hours 9 minutes and 27 seconds

Distance: 1773NM

Average speed: 15.95 kts

Comments: Previous records:

Outright: “PlayStation” Steve Fossett USA. Oct 04. 4d 16h 9m 36s

Singlehanded: “Sodebo” Thomas Coville FRA. Aug 06. 6d 6h 40m 31s.


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council