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WSSR Newsletter No 105

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

Record: The greatest distance sailed by a Monohull in 24 hours
Yacht: ABN AMRO ONE
Name: Mike Sanderson and 9 crew
Dates: 26th/27th November 2005
Start position: 33° 5.41' - 022° 40.46'
Finish position : 35° 26.20' - 012° 1.58'
Distance: 546.14 nm.
Average Speed: 22.75 Knots


The previous record was held by "Movistar", Bouwe Bekking NED and a crew of 9, 4th/5th April 2005, 530.19 nm, 22.09 kts.

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council
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