WSSR Newsletter No 242.Azzam-Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. Around Britain and Ireland Monohull 23/08/14
The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record:
Record: Around Britain and Ireland. Monohull
Yacht: Azzam-Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. VO65.
Name: Ian Walker. GBR
Dates:.11th August to the15th August 2014.
Start time: 09;10. 11/08/14
Finish time: 22;20;28. 15;08;14
Elapsed time: 4 days 13 hours 10 minutes and 28 seconds
Distance: 1773 NM
Average speed: 16.24 kts
Previous record: “Groupama”. Franck Cammas. FRA. Aug 10. 5d 21h 26m 55s
Secretary to the WSSR Council