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

Record: Singlehanded Around the World

Yacht: "MACIF" 30 metre Trimaran

Name:  Francois Gabart. FRA

Dates:. 4th November to the 17th December 2017.

Start time: 09;05;00 on 04/11/17

Finish time: 01;45;35 on 17/12/17

Elapsed time: 42 days 16 hours 40 minutes and 35 seconds.

Distance: 21600 NM

Average speed: 21.08 kts

Comments: Previous record: Sodebo4. Thomas Coville FRA. Dec 16. 49d 3h 4m 28s


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council