New monohull passage speed record ratified by the WSSRC, Trieste to Malta

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Corley, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. Corley
    Joined: Oct 2009
    Posts: 3,781
    Likes: 196, Points: 63, Legacy Rep: 826
    Location: Melbourne, Australia

    Corley epoxy coated

    New monohull passage record ratified by the WSSRC, Trieste to Malta

    The WSSR Council announces the establishment of a benchmark time on a new World Record route.

    Saturday, 20 October 2012

    Record: Trieste to Malta. Rule 21.c Powered Sailing Systems

    Yacht: “Esimit Europs 2” 100ft Monohull

    Name: Jochen Schumann GER and crew.

    Dates: 14th October to 17th October 2012.

    Start time: 22;00;00 CEST; 14/10/12

    Finish time: 18;42;24 CEST; 17/10/12

    Elapsed time: 2 days 20 hours 42 minutes and 24 seconds

    Distance: 740 NM

    Average speed: 10.77 kts

    John Reed

    Secretary to the WSSR Council
  2. Doug Lord
    Joined: May 2009
    Posts: 16,679
    Likes: 351, Points: 93, Legacy Rep: 1362
    Location: Cocoa, Florida

    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    10.77 knot record

    To me that seems ludicrous in this day and age. But, congratulations to the record setting team!
Forum posts represent the experience, opinion, and view of individual users. Boat Design Net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post.
When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals. Your circumstances or experience may be different.