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WSSR Newsletter No 235. Team Australia Sydney to Auckland 05/11/13

The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record

Record: Sydney to Auckland

Yacht: “Team Australia” ORMA 60

Name:  Sean Langman AUS and 5 crew.

Dates:.16th to the 18th October 2013.

Start time: 01;09;58 UTC on 16;10;13

Finish time: 20;12;43 UTC on 18;10;13

Elapsed time: 2 days 19 hours 2 minutes and 45 seconds

Distance: 1265 NM

Average speed: 18.87kts

Comments: A Benchmark will have been set during the 1997/8 Volvo Race which certainly will have been slower than this claim. At present we have been unable to establish this crossing time. 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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