MOD70 Phaedo3 established new World Record between Bermuda and Plymouth (UK)

MOD70_03-Phaedo 20.05.16

On May 19th, the WSSR Council announced the establishment of a new World Record between Bermuda and Plymouth (UK)

Yacht: Phaedo 3. MOD 70

Name: Lloyd Thornburg, USA / Brian Thompson. GBR and 4 crew

Dates:.29th April 2016 to the 5th May 2016.

Start time: 19:45:18 UTC on 29/04/16

Finish time: 07:42:35 UTC on 05/05/16

Elapsed time: 5 days 11 hours 57 minutes and 17 seconds

Distance: 2,870 NM

Average speed: 21.75 kts

The previous record set in August 2004 was held by Ross Hobson’s "Mollymawk", a 43 ft Trimaran: Elapsed time 14 days 6 hours 12 minutes and 50 seconds at an average speed of 8.38 kts

Congratulations are in order!


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