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6 November 2004, 10:16 am
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World Sailing Speed Record Council

Yesterday, the World Saling Speed Record Council announced the official ratification of a new World Record, going to round-the-world sailor Jean-Luc Van Den Heede.
The ratification marks VDH's second record after he claimed the single-handed, non-stop westabout round the world record in the winter of 2003/2004.

RECORD: Cowes to Dinard, monohull and singlehanded.

Yacht: "Adrien" 85 ft Monohull

Sailed by: Luc Van Den Heede

Dates: 1st November 2004

Time: 12 hours 01 minutes 31 seconds

Distance travelled: 138 nm.

Average speed: 11. 5 kts.
WSSRC (As Amended By ISAF News Editor)
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