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15 August 2005, 04:34 pm
Sydney To Thahiti Record Ratified
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The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC) has ratified Geronimo's Sydney to Tahiti record of 13 days, 8 hours, 25 minutes and 56 seconds.
In newsletter 99 the Secretary to the WSSRC, John REED announced the ratification of the following record:

Route: Sydney to Tahiti (Papeete)
3,298 nm
Yacht: Geronimo
Skipper: Olivier DE KERSAUSON (FRA)

Dates: 25 July-8 August 2005
Start time: 23:09:01 UTC
Finish time: 07:34:57 UTC
Elapsed time: 13 days, 8 hours, 25 minutes and 56 seconds.
Average speed: 10.29 knots

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