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

Record : Marseille to Carthage. Singlehanded

Yacht: Banque Populaire 7. 103 ft Trimaran.

Name: Armel Le Cleac’h

Dates:.30th September to the 1st October 2013.

Start time: 05;02;57: 30/09/13

Finish time: 00;01;10: 01/10/13

Elapsed time: 18 hours 58 minutes and 13 seconds

Distance: 455NM

Average speed: 23.98 knots

Comments: Previous record: “Sodebo” Thomas Coville FRA, Sep 12, 1d 1h 38m 36s


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council