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

Record: Miami to New York World Record.
Yacht: "Groupama 3"
Name: Franck Cammas FRA and a crew of 10
Dates: 3rd to the 4th June 2007.
Start time: 11h31m20s GMT 3rd June 2007.
Finish time: 22h36m40s GMT 4th June 2007.
Elapsed time: 1day 11hours 5minutes 20seconds
Average speed: 27kts

Previous record: Steve Fossett "PlayStation". 2d 5h 54m 42s in May 2001

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council