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

Record: Singlehanded Monohull 60 foot Transatlantic

Yacht: “Safran” IMOCA 60

Name:  Marc Guillemot. FRA

Dates:. 27th June to the 6th July 2013

Start time: 23;19;20 UTC on 27/06/13

Finish time: 04;39;40 UTC on 06/07/13

Elapsed time: 8 days 5 hours 20 minutes and 20 seconds

Distance: 2880M

Average speed: 14.62 kts


Comments: Previous Record: “Hugo Boss”. Alex Thomson, GBR. July 12. 8d 21h 8m 31s


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council