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

Record: Singlehanded24 hour record

Yacht: Banque Populaire 7. 103 ft Trimaran

Name: Armel Le Cleac’h FRA

Dates:.26th to the 27th January 2014.

Start time: 00;30;00 on 26/01/14

Start position: 26 58.69’N, 24 51.27’W

Finish time: 00;30;00 on 27/01/14

Finish position: 27 01.14’N, 37 37.95W

Elapsed time: 24 hours.

Distance: 682.85 M

Average speed: 28.45 kts


Comments: Previous record: “Idec”, Francis Joyon FRA, 2012, 666.2M, 27.74 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council