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

Record: Sydney to Auckland. Singlehanded 40ft

Yacht: “Joey”. Adams 36. Monohull

Name: James Prascevic. AUS

Dates:.22nd January to the 4th February 2020

Start time: 23; 47; 02 UTC on 22/01/20

Finish time: 14; 28; 17 UTC on 04/02/20

Elapsed time: 12 days 14 hours 41 minutes and 15 seconds

Distance: 1265 NM

Average speed: 4.18 kts

Comments:. No previous record or attempt in this category – hence this will be listed as an “Initial Benchmark Time”

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council