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

Record: Around Ireland. Outright record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Name: Lloyd Thornburg, USA / Brian Thompson. GBR and 6 crew

Dates:.3rd to the 5th August 2016.

Start time: 14;09;00 UTC on 03/08/16

Finish time: 03;01;04 UTC on 05/08/16

Elapsed time: 36 hours 52 minutes and 4 seconds

Distance: 698 NM

Average speed: 18.93 kts


During the 2016 Around Ireland Race, Musandam Oman Sail recorded a time of 38 hours 37 minutes and 7 seconds.


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council