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WSSR Newsletter No 228. Team Australia, Sydney to Hobart. 12/03/13

The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Sydney to Hobart

Yacht: “Team Australia” ORMA 60

Name: Sean Langman AUS and 6 crew.

Dates:. 21st to the 23rd February 2013.

Start time: 23;58;57 UTC on 21/02/13

Finish time: 05;51;20 UTC on 23/02/13

Elapsed time: 1 day 5 hours 52 minutes and 23 seconds

Distance: 630NM

Average speed: 22kts

Comments: Previous record: “MariCha III” Robert Miller GBR, Dec 99. 1d 18h 27m 10s. (“Wild Oats XI” Robert Oatley AUS recorded 1d 18h 23m 12s in 2012 under rule 21c)

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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