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NEWSFLASH: World Record for Class40 - Swish

Swish, skippered by Roderick Knowles, crossed the finish line of the 2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 04.06.49 BST on Wednesday 20th August 2014 with an elapsed time of 8 days, 19 hours, 06 minutes and 49 seconds.

This breaks the previous World Record, for Monohulls 40 feet and less, set by Concise 2 in 2010, by over 18 hours. Swish's record is subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council.


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

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