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

Record: Hong Kong to London

Yacht: “Maserati”. Multi 70 ft

Name: Giovanni Soldini ITA and 4 crew

Dates: 18th January to the 23rd February 2018..

Start time: 10;43;24 UTC on the 18;01;18

Finish time: 13;20;36 UTC on 23;02;18.

Elapsed time: 36 days 2 hours 37 minutes and 12 seconds

Distance: 12948 NM

Average speed: 14.94 kts

Comments: Previous record: “Gitana 13” Lionel Lemonchois. FRA. Sep 08. 41d 21h 26m 34s

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council