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WSSR Newsletter No 106

The WSSR is formally confirming the current Around the World Intermediate Stage World Records.

The details of the stages are as follows:

INTERMEDIATE ROUND THE WORLD RECORDS
1. Indian Ocean.
Western limit: Cape Agulhas, crossing the meridian 20° E Eastern limit: The
southern point of Tasmania, South East Cape, crossing the meridian 146° 49' E.

2. South Pacific Ocean.
Western limit: the southern point of Tasmania, South East Cape, crossing the
meridian 146° 49' E. Eastern limit: Cape Horn crossing the meridian 67° 16' W.

3. Equator to Equator.
From the North Atlantic Ocean: Equator, Cape Agulhas, around Antarctic
Continent, Cape Horn, Equator.


The current record holders are:

Equator to Equator
19-01-05 Monohull "PRB" Vincent Riou 61d 22h 46m
27-01-05 Singlehanded "B&Q" Ellen MacArthur 51d 19h 17m
06-03-05 Outright "Orange II" Bruno Peyron 33d 16h 6m

Indian Ocean
18-12-04 Monohull "Ecover" Mike Golding 14d 21h 1m
30-12-04 Singlehanded "B&Q" Ellen MacArthur 12d 18h 57m
17-02-05 Outright "Orange II" Bruno Peyron 9d 11h 4m

Pacific Ocean
04-01-05 Monohull "Ecover" Mike Golding 16d 5h 26m
12-01-05 Singlehanded "B&Q" Ellen MacArthur 12d 13h 39m
25-02-05 Outright "Orange II" Bruno Peyron 8d 18h 8m


John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council
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