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

Record: Round Britain and Ireland. Monohull 60 ft and less.

Yacht: “Safran” 60 ft IMOCA.

Name: Marc Guillemot. FRA and a crew of four.

Dates: 11th to the 18th June 2011.

Start time: 21; 45; 10 on 11/06/11

Finish time: 07; 34; 20 on 18/06/11

Elapsed time: 6 days 9 hours 49 minutes and 10 seconds

Distance: 1773NM

Average speed: 11.5 Kts

Comments: Previous record: "Aviva" Dee Caffari, GBR, Jun 09, 6d 11h 30m 53s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council