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11 June 2007, 02:24 pm
Groupama III Sets New Miami to New York Record
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The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) have ratified the Miami to New York record of Groupama 3, Franck CAMMAS's (FRA) 105-foot maxi-trimaran.
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CAMMAS and the Groupama 3 team add the Miami to New York record to the Discovery route record they broke earlier in the year.

The Record

Record: Miami to New York
Yacht: Groupama 3
Name: Franck CAMMAS (FRA) and a crew of ten
Dates: 3-4 June 2007
Start time: 11:31:20 UTC, 3 June 2007
Finish time: 22:36:40 UTC, 4 June 2007
Elapsed time: 1 day ,11 hours, 5 minutes and 20 seconds
Average speed: 27 knots

Previous Record

Record: Miami to New York
Yacht: PlayStation
Skipper: Steve FOSSETT (USA)
Dates: May 2001
Elapsed time: 2 days, 5 hours, 54 minutes and 42 seconds

ISAF (source: John Reed). Image, Groupama 3 beats the Miami to New York record:© Yvan Zedda
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