The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of a benchmark time on a new World Record route. 

Record: Trieste to Malta. Rule 21.c Powered Sailing Systems

Yacht: “Esimit Europs 2” 100ft Monohull

Name: Jochen Schumann GER  and  crew.

Dates: 14th October to 17th October 2012.

Start time: 22;00;00 CEST; 14/10/12

Finish time: 18;42;24 CEST; 17/10/12

Elapsed time: 2 days 20 hours 42 minutes and 24 seconds

Distance: 740 NM

Average speed: 10.77 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council