Comanche/Clark Transat Monohull
VIDEO ALERT: TEAM COMANCHE BREAKS MONOHULL TRANSATLANTIC RECORD
Jim and Kristy Clark’s world-beating crew sets new monohull transatlantic record of 5 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes 25 seconds *
At 12:19:41s GMT, Thursday 28th July, Comanche passed Lizard Point (UK) to complete the 2,880 nautical miles from West to East across the Atlantic and smashed the monohull transatlantic record*. This illustrious record had been held by Mari Cha IV since 2003 and stood at 6 days 17 hours 52 minutes and 39 seconds. The talented crew of world class sailors beat the previous record by 1 day, 3 hours 31 minutes 14 seconds in a total elapsed time of 5 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes 25 seconds at an average speed of 21.44 knots.
*Record still to be ratified by the WSSC (World Speed Sailing Council)