The WSSR Council announces the ratification of 2 new World Records:

Outright Nautical Mile Record


Finian Maynard BVI

15th October 2005 at Walvis Bay, Namibia

Time: 1 min 30.12 seconds

Speed: 39.97 Knots

Previous Record: Bjorn Dunkerbeck 16th November 2004 at Aringa, 34.44 knots

Outright Wonen's Nautical Mile Record


Valerie Ghibaudo FRA

15th October 2005 at Walvis Bay< Namibia.

Time: 1 min 46.92 seconds

Speed: 33.69 Knots

Previous Record: Britt Dunkerbeck July 2003 at Arinaga 23.84 kts

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council