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WSSR Newsletter No 164 Ericsson 4 24 hour record

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

Record: 24 Hour Monohull World Record
Yacht: "Ericsson 4"
Name:  Torben Grael BRA, and a crew of 10.
Dates:  29th October to 29th October 2008
Start position: 29° 49.21 S; 23° 42.41 W at18:55 on 28/10/08
Finish position: 31° 53.14 S; 12° 22.21W at 18:55 on 29/10/08
Elapsed time: 24 hours
Distance: 596.6 nm
Average speed: 24.85 kts

Previous record: 2006 "ABN AMRO TWO" 70ft, Sebastien Josse, FRA, 562.96 nm, 23.45kts

 

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