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WSSR Newsletter No 255. Phaedo 3. Fastnet outright. 09/10/15

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

Record: Fastnet. Original Course. Outright record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Names: Lloyd Thornburg USA and Brian Thompson GBR plus a crew of 5.

Dates:.16th to the 17th September 2015.

Start time: 00;24;44 on 16/09/15

Finish time: 04;07;10 on 17/09/15

Elapsed time: 27 hours 42 minutes and 26 seconds

Distance: 595 NM

Average speed: 21.48 kts kts

 

Comments: Previous record: Banque Populaire 5. Loick Peyron FRA. Aug 11. 32 hours 48 minutes and 46 seconds.

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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