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

Record: Singlehanded 24 Hour Record

Yacht: "MACIF" 30 metre Trimaran

Name:  Francois Gabart. FRA

Dates:. 13th to the 14th November 2017.

Start time: 21;00 on 13/11/17

Start position: 33°17.42S : 13°49.68W

Finish time: 21.00 on 14/11/17

Finish position: 43°31.49 : 01°14.91W

Elapsed time: 24 hours.

Distance: 850.68

Average speed: 35.45 kts

Comment: Previous record: MACIF. Francois Gabart. FRA. July 16.m 784 NM


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council