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

Record: Around Isle of Wight. Outright record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Name: Brian Thompson. GBR and 8 crew

Dates:.19th August 2016.

Start time: 13;40;10 UTC on 18/08/16

Finish time: 15;44;24 UTC on 18/08/16

Elapsed time: 2 hours 4 minutes and 14 seconds

Distance: 50 NM

Average speed: 24.15 kts


Previous record: "Foncia" Michel Desjoyeaux. FRA. Aug 12. 2h 21m 25s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council