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WSSR Newsletter No 154 Leopard Transatlantic 09/06/08

WSSR Newsletter No 154. 9th June 2008.

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

Record: Transatlantic. Powered Sails - WSSR rule 21c.
Yacht:  "Leopard" 30m Monohull
Name: Chris Sherlock. GBR
Dates: 27th May to the 3rd June 2008 
Start time: 00; 01; 00 UTC on the 27th May
Finish time: 19; 21; 49 UTC on the 3rd June
Elapsed time: 7 days 19 hours 20 minutes 49 seconds
Distance: 2925nm
Average speed: 15.6 knots

The previous record
"Phocea"  Bernard Tapie, FRA, Jul 88, 8d 3h 29m 

 

John Reed.

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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