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

Record Transatlantic. Singlehanded

Yacht: IDEC. 103 ft Trimaran

Name:  Francis Joyon. FRA

Dates:.6th July to the 12th July 2017

Start time: 23; 30; 07 UTC on 06/07/17

Finish time: 01; 37; 02 UTC on 12/07/17

Elapsed time: 5 days 2 hours 6 minutes and 55 seconds

Distance: 2880 NM

Average speed: 23.58 kts

Comments:. Previous record: IDEC. Francis Joyon. FRA. June 13. 5d 2h 56m 10s.

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council