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

Record: Marseille to Carthage. Singlehanded and Monohull.
Yacht: "Roaring Forty" 40ft Monohull
Name: Michel Kleinjans. BEL
Dates: 1st and 2nd March 2008  
Start time: 0h 20m 30s on the 1st March
Finish time: 21h 44m 30s on the 2nd March
Elapsed time: 1 day 21 hours 24 minutes
Average speed: 10 knots

Comments: Roaring Forty is a 40ft monohull yacht but this is the "outright" singlehanded record - no previous attempt being successful


John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council