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Comanche 24 hour World Speed Record confirmed

WSSR Council announces the establishment of a new 24 hour world distance monohull record.It was set by Ken Read and his Comanche team during the 2015 Transatlantic race

Comanche is a 100ft supermaxi owned by Jim and Kristy Clark, she is able to be sailed in manually powered mode, or with engine assisted winching. She was in manual power only mode for this record attempt.

Comanche 24 hour World Speed Record confirmedRecord: Monohull 24 hour record
Yacht: ‘Comanche’ 100 ft Monohull
Name: Ken Read USA and 20 crew
Dates:. 10th to the 11th July 2015.
Start time: 05.30 on 10/07/15
Start position: 43.62228N. 40.6599W
Finish time: 0530 0n 11/07/15
Finish position: 44.79027N. 26.3646W
Elapsed time: 24 hours.
Distance: 618.01 M
Average speed: 25.75 kts

Previous record: ‘Ericsson 4. Torben Grael. BRA. 596.6M. 24.85 kts

by WSSR Council

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