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NEWSFLASH: World Record for Artemis - Team Endeavour

Artemis - Team Endeavour, skippered by Brian Thompson, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 23.00.54 BST on Saturday 16th August 2014 with an elapsed time of 5 days, 14 hours, 00 minutes and 54 seconds.

This breaks the previous World Record, for Monohulls 60 feet and less, set by Safran, in 2011, by 19 hours, 48 minutes and 16 seconds. Artemis - Team Endeavour's record is subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council.


This is the fourth World Record broken during the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

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