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WSSR Newsletter No 248. "Lending Club" Newport RI to Bermuda Outright 04/05/15

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

Record: Newport RI to Bermuda Outright record.

Yacht: "Lending Club" 105 ft Trimaran

Name: Renaud Laplanche, USA/FRA, Ryan Breymaier, USA, and a crew of six

Dates: 20th April 2015.

Start time: 05;34;40 UTC on the 19/04/15

Finish time: 04;44;32 UTC on the 20/04/15

Elapsed time: 23 hours 9 minutes and 52 seconds

Distance: 635 NM

Average speed: 27.41 kts

Comments: Previous record "PlayStation". Steve Fossett, USA. Jan 00. 38h 35m 53s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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