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WSSR Newsletter No 120 Channel record

The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record.

Record : Cowes to Dinard - Channel crossing - Outright Singlehanded
Yacht: Sodebo - 60ft Trimaran
Name: Thomas Coville FRA
Dates: 15th July 2006.
Start time: 14; 40; 12
Finish time: 22; 35; 59
Elapsed time: 7 hours 55 minutes 47 seconds
Distance: 138 nm
Average speed: 17.40 knots

Comments: Previous record was held by JL Van Den Heede - Nov 2004 - in 12h 1m 31s. This will remain as the Monohull singlehanded record

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council
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