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

Record: TransAtlantic. Monohull

Yacht: "Comanche" 100 ft Monohull

Owners:Jim Clark and Kristy Hinze Clark. NYYC. USA.

Crew: Casey Smith. USA (Skipper). Stan Honey. USA (Navigator). and 15 crew.

Dates:. 22nd to the 28th July 2016.

Start time: 20;58;16 on 22/07/16

Finish time: 11;19;41 on 28/07/16

Elapsed time: 5 days 14 hours 21 minutes and 25 seconds.

Distance: 2880 NM

Average speed: 21.44 kts


Comments: Previous record "MariCha IV Robert Miller GBR.. Oct 03. 6d 17h 52m 39s.

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council