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

Record: Singlehanded 24 Hour Record

Yacht: "MACIF" 30 metre Trimaran

Name: Francois Gabart. FRA

Dates:. 2nd to the 3rd July 2016.

Start time: 19.20.002 on 02/07/16

Start position: 37.83587; -64.52387

Finish time: 19.20.002 on 03/07/16

Finish position: 35.16417; -48.59083

Elapsed time: 24 hours.

Distance: 784 NM

Average speed: 32.67 kts


Comments: Previous record: Sodebo4. Thomas Coville FRA. 718 NM. 29.93 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council