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WSSR Newsletter No 230. Guo Chuan Around the World Singlehanded 40 ft. 01/05/13

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

Record: Around the World Singlehanded. 40ft Division.

Yacht: Qing Dao. 40 ft Monohull.

Name:  Guo Chuan. CHN

Dates:. 18th November 2012 to the 4th April 2013.

Start time: 03; 57; 09 UTC on 18/11/12

Finish time: 23;59;06 UTC on the 04/04/13

Elapsed time: 137 days 20 hours 01 minutes 57 seconds

 

Comments: Benchmark: Alain Maignan FRA. 2007. 185d 22h 52m 52s.

Additional information:  Mr Guo Chuan is the first Chinese sailor to have sailed singlehandedly Around the World.

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

 

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