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

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  1. Corley
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    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.

    http://www.bymnews.com/news/newsDetails.php?id=110636

    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
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    10.77 knot record

    To me that seems ludicrous in this day and age. But, congratulations to the record setting team!
     
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