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

Record: Plymouth to La Rochelle. Outright record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

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

Dates:.17th September 2015.

Start time: 04;43;23 UTC on 17/09/15

Finish time: 18;48;43 UTC on 17/09/15

Elapsed time: 14 hours 05 minutes and 20 seconds

Distance: 329 NM

Average speed: 23.36 kts kts


Comments: Previous record: "PlayStation" Steve Fossett. USA. April 02. 16h 42m 40s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council