The WSSR Council announces the ratification of the following new World Record:

Record: Around Ireland singlehanded Monohull.
Yacht: “”
Name: Captain Michael Liddy IRL
Dates: 6th to the 12th September 2005
Start time: 14: 42: 06. on the 6th September
Finish time: 02: 53: 52. on the 12th September
Elapsed time: 5 days 12 hours 11 minutes 46 seconds
Average speed: 5.35 kts (course length is 708nm)

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council