Due to several errors, largely by the undersigned, the annoucement of BeeCom's record was incorrect.
The correct information is as follows:
Record : Honolulu to Yokohama. Rule 21c (powered sail systems) Monohull
Yacht: BeeCom 72 ft Monohull
Name: Owner Isao Mita. Skipper Yoshiki Kanai plus 10 crew.
Dates: July 10th to July 24th 2006
Start time: 23: 58: 00 GMT
Finish time: 03: 34: 18 GMT
Elapsed time: 13days 3hours 36minutes 18seconds
Distance: 3750 nm.
Average speed: 11.88kts
Our apologies to all, especially to the owner, skipper and crew of BeeCom
Secretary to the WSSR Council