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WSSR Newsletter No 107

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 TWO
Name: Sebastien Josse and 9 crew
Dates: 10th/11th January 2006
Start position: At 14.55 on 10/01/06, 40° 27.68' S - 067° 12.32' E
Finish position : At 14.55 on 11/01/06, 41° 22.70' S - 079° 34.42' E
Distance 562.958 nautical miles
Rounded to 562.96 nm.
Average Speed: 23.45 knots

The previous record was held by ABN AMRO ONE, Mike Sanderson and a crew of 9, 26th/27th November 2005, 546.14 nm.
22.75 Knots

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council
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