WSSR Newsletter No 225. "Macif" Francois Gabart. RTW singlehanded. 31/01/13

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

Records: Round the World. Monohull and Singlehanded Monohull

Yacht: “Macif”. Open 60.

Name: François Gabart FRA

Dates: 10th November 2012 to the 27th January 2013.

Start time: 12; 02 UTC on 11/11/12

Finish time: 14; 18; 40 UTC on 27/01/13

Elapsed time: 78 days 2 hours 16 minutes and 40 seconds

Distance: 21600 NM

Average speed: 11. 52 kts

Comments: Previous record: “Foncia”. Michel Desjoyeaux FRA, Feb 09. 84d 36h 9m 8s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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