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11 January 2013, 01:59 pm
Francois Gabart's 24-Hour Record Ratified By WSSRC
Francois Gabart smashes through
Francois Gabart smashes through

Vendee Globe
Les Sables, France

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified Francois Gabart's 60ft Monohull and Singlehanded Monohull 24 Hour Distance records, established during the current version of the Vendee Globe
Record: 60 ft Monohull and Singlehanded Monohull; 24 Hour Distance Records. Established during the 2012/13 Vendee Globe
Yacht: "Macif"
Name: Francois Gabart. FRA
Dates: 9th/10th December 2012 At 1300 hrs on both days.
Start position: 40° 59.00' 42 - 059° 44.00' 45
Finish position: 41° 38.00' 27 - 071° 34.00' 13
Distance: 534.48 NM
Average speed: 22.27 kts

Comments:
Current records: Monohull singlehanded. 2003. Alex Thompson GBR. 468.72NM.
Monohull 60ft. 2011. Jean Pierre Dick, FRA. 506.33NM
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