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WSSR Newsletter No 224. Macif 24 Hours 11/01/13

The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of 2 new World Records.

Record: 60 ft Monohull and Singlehanded Monohull; 24 Hour Distance Records. Established during the 2012/13 Vendee Globe

Yacht: “Macif”  

Name: Francois Gabart. FRA 

Dates: 9th/10th December 2012 At 1300 hrs on both days.

Start position: 40° 59.00' 42 - 059° 44.00' 45 

Finish position: 41° 38.00' 27 - 071° 34.00' 13 

Distance: 534.48 NM

Average speed: 22.27 kts

Comments:  

Previous records: Monohull singlehanded. 2003. Alex Thomson GBR. 468.72NM.

Monohull 60ft. 2011. Jean Pierre Dick, FRA. 506.33NM

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