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28 February 2014, 09:32 am
WSSRC Announces New Singlehanded 24 Hour Record

World Sailing Speed Record Council
Great Britain

The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the establishment of a new Singlehanded 24 hour record for the trimaran Banque Populaire 7.
Record: Singlehanded 24 hour record
Yacht: Banque Populaire 7. 103 ft Trimaran
Name: Armel Le Cleac'h FRA
Dates:. 26th to the 27th January 2014.
Start time: 00;30;00 on 26/01/14
Start position: 26 58.69'N, 24 51.27'W
Finish time: 00;30;00 on 27/01/14
Finish position: 27 01.14'N, 37 37.95W
Elapsed time: 24 hours.
Distance: 682.85 M
Average speed: 28.45 kts

Previous record: "Idec", Francis Joyon FRA, 2012, 666.2M, 27.74 kts

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