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

Record: Los Angeles to Honolulu. Transpacific record.

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Name: Lloyd Thornburg USA and 6 crew

Dates:.12th to the 16th May 2017.

Start time: 21;40;15 UTC on 12/05/17

Finish time: 14;32;18 UTC on16/05/17

Elapsed time: 3 days 16 hours 52 minutes and 3 seconds

Distance: 2217 NM

Average speed: 24.95 kts


Previous record: "Lending Club 2" Laplache/Breymaier. USA. Jul 15. 3d 18h 9s.


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council