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5 July 2011, 10:56 am
WSSRC Ratifies The 60 Ft Monohull Round Britain and Ireland Record

World Sailing Speed Record Council
Great Britain

The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the ratification of a new World Record.
The Record

Record: Round Britain and Ireland: Monohull 60ft and less
Yacht: Safran 60ft IMOCA
Name: Marc Guillemot (FRA) and a crew of four
Dates: 11 to 18 June 2011
Start time: 21:45:10 11 June 2011
Finish position: 07:34:20 18 June 2011
Elapsed Time: 6 days, 9 hours, 49 minutes and 10 seconds
Distance: 1773 NM
Average speed: 11.5 kts

Previous record: 2009 "Aviva" Dee Caffari (GBR) June 2009, 6 days, 11 hours, 30 minutes and 53 seconds

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