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

Course: Antigua to Newport. RI.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. 70 ft Trimaran

Name: Lloyd Thornburg USA. Brian Thompson GBR and a crew of 4.

Dates: 5th to the 9th May 2015.

Start time: 21;45;16. UTC. 05/05/15

Finish time: 03;40;05. UTC. 09/05/15

Elapsed time: 3 days 5 hours 54 minutes and 49 seconds

Distance: 1560 NM

Average speed: 20. 00 kts

Comment: The initial benchmark time was set by Maiden II, Adrienne Cahalan GBR, Helena Darvelid GBR. May 2002. 3d 22h 31m 58s.

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council