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English Channel Crossing Record Confirmed
17th April, 2015
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The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified the establishment of a new Cowes (GBR) to Dinard (FRA) outright record. The 105-ft trimaran Lending Club, sailed by Renaud La Planche (USA/FRA), Ryan Breymaier (USA), and a crew of six, covered the distance of 138 nm on April 1, 2015 in 05:14:47 for an average speed of 26.28 knots. The previous record of 05:23:38 was set on Maiden II by Thompson/Darvelid (GBR) in September 2002. - See more at: http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2015/04/17/english-channel-crossing-record-confirmed/#sthash.LeWpePp2.dpuf

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