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16 February 2007, 11:39 am
Women's Nautical Mile Record Ratified
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The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) have ratified the solo Women's Nautical Mile record of 34.74 knots set by Zara DAVIS (GBR) at Walvis Bay, Namibia.
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DAVIS set the record on a Thommen 44 Custom board with a 6.5 m Gaastra Vapour sail.

The Record

Record: Women's Nautical Mile
Name: Zara DAVIS (GBR)
Dates: 31 October 2006
Venue: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Average speed: 34.74 knots

Previous Record

Record: Outright Women's Nautical Mile
Skipper: Valerie GHIBAUDO (FRA)
Dates: 15 October 2005
Venue: Walvis Bay, Namibia
Average speed: 33.69 knots

ISAF (source: John Reed). Image, The record breaking run:© www.zaradavis.co.uk
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