World Sailing Speed Record Council Ratifies IDEC SPORT Record:
The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified a new Indian Ocean Intermediate World Record, which spans from Cape Agulhas to the west and Tasmania to the east. Francis Joyon and 5 crew on the 31.5m maxi-trimaran IDEC SPORT covered the distance in 7 days (Dec 5-12, 2015), bettering the previous record of 08:04:45 set by co-skippers Yann Guichard and Dona Bertarelli and 12 crew on the 40m Spindrift 2.
Countdown to 52 SUPER SERIES 2016:
There are still 15 weeks until the first start gun is fired off the Tuscan coast to open the 2016 52 SUPER SERIES but many of the top teams are ramping up their preparations imminently to ensure they are ready when the circuit visits Scarlino for the first time May 25-29. Full report.
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Countdown to 52 SUPER SERIES 2016, Editor