By a County Press reporter
Thursday, August 14, 2014
RORC Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race leader Musandam-Oman Sail. Picture courtesy of Paul Wyeth/RORC
RACE leaders taking part in the Round Britain and Ireland sailing race are due to finish in Cowes on Wednesday.
Competitors set sail from Cowes on Sunday on the Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) event.
*Organisers confirmed shortly after 1pm that Sidney Gavignet and the crew of Musandam-Oman Sail, a MOD70 Trimaran crossed the finish line off the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes at 12.42.36 BST, setting a new world record.
Their finish time of 3 days, 03 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds, beat the previous record for a multihull, set by Banque Populaire 5 in 2011, by 16 minutes and 38 seconds.
The time is subject to ratification by the World Speed Sailing Record Council.
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