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29 August 2014, 01:14 pm
WSSRC Announces New World Record

World Sailing Speed Record Council
Great Britain

The World Sailing Speed Record Council have announced the establishment of a new Round Britain and Ireland, the fifth to be claimed during the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race.
Record: Around Britain and Ireland, Monohull 40ft and less
Yacht: Swish, Class 40
Name: Roderick Knowles (GBR) and a crew of 3
Dates: 11 to 20 August 2014.
Start time: 09:00 on 11 August 2014
Finish time: 040:06:49 on 20 August 2014
Elapsed time: 8 days, 19 hours, 6 minutes and 49 seconds.
Distance: 1773 NM
Average speed: 8.4 kts

Previous record Concise 2. Ned Collier-Wakefield (GBR) Aug 2010, 9d 13h 32m 20s

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