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.