MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail breaks Round Britain & Ireland Record

MOD70 Musandam Oman Sail wins the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland race 2014 18.08.14

The MOD70 Musandam-Oman Sail crossed the Cowes finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race at 12.42.36 BST on Thursday 14th August 2014. Sidney Gavignet and his crew thus took line honour and shaved 16 minutes off the current record.

Their time for the 1956 nms course was 3 days 03 hours 32 minutes and 36 seconds which was just 16m 38s faster than the previous World Record set by Loik Peyron and his crew aboard the 140’ trimaran Banque Populaire V in 2011. They averaged an incredible 23.8 knots all the way round the course. 

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