Maxi-tri claims 24 hour speed and New York to Lizard Transatlantic records

The World Sailing Speed Council has ratified two new world records for Franck Cammas and the crew of Groupama 3: see previous story 

The maxi trimaran has claimed the outright 24 hour speed record of 794nm/ Average speed: 33.08 kts (previous record – Bruno Peyron, July 2006, 766.8nm/ average speed 31.95 kts) and the New York to the Lizard Transatlantic record of 4 days 3 hours 57 minutes 54 seconds for an average speed of 29.26 kts (previous record – Bruno Peyron, July 2006, 4d 8h 23m 54s).