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WSSR Newsletter No 202. Banque Populaire RB&I 05/09/11

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

Record: Outright Around Britain and Ireland.

Yacht: Banque Populaire 5. 131 ft Trimaran

Name: Loick Peyron. FRA and a crew of 12

Dates: 5th to the 8th July 2011.

Start time: 17: 17: 44 on the 5th July

Finish time: 21: 06: 58 on the 8th July

Elapsed time: 3 days 3 hours 49 minutes and 14 seconds

Distance: 1773 NM

Average speed: 23.38 kts

Comments: Previous record: "Oman Air Majan" Sidney Gavignet FRA, Aug 10, 4d 15h 9m 27s. Sidney Gavignet retains the singlehanded World Record for this course.

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