The WSSR announces the ratification of a new World Record:

Record: Transpacific East to West. San Francisco to Yokohama
Yacht: "Geronimo" 90ft Trimaran
Name: Olivier de Kersauson FRA and 10 crew.
Dates: 12th to the 27th April 2006
Start time: 14:40:42 GMT on the 12th April
Finish time: 13:21'23" GMT on the 27th April
Elapsed time: 14 days, 22 hours, 40 minutes, 41 seconds
Distance: 4482nm

Comments: Previous record: Steve Fossett USA. Lakota 19d:15h:18m:9s in May 1996

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council