Simon Hull and his team crossed the finish line at Port Denerau at 22:31:03 on Monday 6th June just 59 hours 31 minutes and 3 seconds after the start on Saturday 4th June. That’s under 60 hours for 1,110 nautical miles! The previous record was 3 days 20 hours 49 minutes and 36 seconds set by Beau Geste in 2014.
“We averaged about 19 knots the whole way I think!” said navigator Guy Hewson.
“It’s great to finally get a record for this race!” said skipper Simon Hull. “It was awesome. Wet and wild, but awesome.”
The crew are now recovering from their awesome race.
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