The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new World Record


Record: Bermuda to Plymouth. Outright record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Name: Lloyd Thornburg, USA / Brian Thompson. GBR and 4 crew

Dates:.29th April 2016 to the 5th May 2016.

Start time: 19;45;18 UTC on 29/04/16

Finish time: 07;42;35 UTC on 05/05/16

Elapsed time: 5 days 11 hours 57 minutes and 17 seconds

Distance: 2870 NM

Average speed: 21.75 kts

Comments: Previous record: "Mollymawk" 43 ft Trimaran. Aug 04. Ross Hobson GBR. 14d 6h 12m 50s. 8.38 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council