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WSSR Newsletter No 238. Banque Populaire 7, Singlehanded Cadiz to San Salvador 27/02/14

The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record

Record : Singlehanded Cadiz to San Salvador (The Discovery Route)

Yacht: Banque Populaire 7. 103 ft Trimaran

Name:  Armel Le Cleac’h FRA

Dates:.23rd to the 30th January 2014.

Start time: 18;56;59 UTC on 23/01/14

Finish time: 18;39;17 UTC on 30/01/14

Elapsed time: 6 days 23 hours 42 minutes and 18 seconds.

Distance: 3884 M

Average speed: 23.16 kts

 

Comments: Previous record: “Idec”, Francis Joyon FRA, Feb 13, 8d 16h 7m 5s

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

 

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