The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the ratification of a new World Record.
RECORD: Outright Marseilles to Carthage. The "Transmed Record"
Yacht: Orange II. 120ft Catamaran
Sailed by: Bruno Peyron and a crew of 10
Dates: 24th and 25th September 2004
Time: 17 hours 56 minutes 33 seconds
Distance travelled: 458 nm.
Average speed: 25.53 kts.
Please note that the original time claimed was incorrect, so please adjust your records to the above ratified time and speed.