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New Speed Record for Isle of Wight


The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new outright world record for the 50nm course around the Isle of Wight in England. Brian Thompson (GBR) and 8 crew sailed the MOD70 Phaedo 3 on August 18 to a time of 02:04:14 (avg speed: 24.15 kt), improving on the previous record of 02:21:25 set by Michel Desjoyeaux (FRA) and 9 crew on the MOD70 Foncia in August 16, 2012.

Source : http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2016/09/19/new-speed-record-isle-wight/