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

RECORD: Dakar to Guadeloupe. 20ft Sport World Record.
Yacht: 20ft Open Catamaran
Sailed by: Benoit Lequin FRA and Pierre-Yves Moreau FRA
Dates: 28th November to 9th December 2007. 
Elapsed Time: 11 days 11 hours 25 minutes 42 seconds
Average speed for 2700nm was 9.8 kts

Previous record: Andrea Gancia/Matteo Miceli ITA 13d 13h 58m 27s, 8.28kts
in January 2005

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council