The Official
Website of the
Sailing Federation
16 February 2007, 11:39 am
Women's Nautical Mile Record Ratified
No ALT tag specified


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.
No ALT tag specified

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:©
Share this page
World Sailing TV
Latest News
News Archive
© 2015 Copyright ISAF/ISAF UK Ltd. All Rights Reserved Privacy & Cookies delivered by Sotic powered by OpenText WSM