WSSRC Announces New World Record
World Sailing Speed Record Council
The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the establishment of a new World Record as Kito De Pavant (FRA) breaks his own Marseille to Carthage record.
Sailing the Open 60 Groupe Bel,
Kito De Pavant betters his own record which he set in June 2009 by 19 hours.
Record: Singlehanded Monohull 60ft - Marseille to Carthage.
Yacht: Groupe Bel - IMOCA 60.
Name: Kito De Pavant (FRA)
Dates:. 31 May to 1 June 2013.
Start time: 11:32:45 UTC on 31 May 2013
Finish time: 14:16:15 UTC on the1 June 2013
Elapsed time: 1 day 2 hours 43 minutes 30 seconds
Groupe Bel, Kito De Pavant (FRA) - June 2009 1 day, 21 hours 20 minutes and 6 seconds
World Sailing Speed Record Council website - www.sailspeedrecords.com