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

Record: Chicago to Mackinac.

Yacht: "Il Mostro" VO 70

Name: Peter Thornton USA and 13 crew.

Dates:.16th to the 17th October 2017.

Start time: 22;40;30 UTC on 16/10/17

Finish time: 16;40;19 UTC on 17/10/17

Elapsed time: 17 hours 59 minutes and 49 seconds

Distance: 289 NM

Average speed: 16.06 kts


Previous record: "Stars and Stripes" Steve Fossett. USA 1998. 18;15;32


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council