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Last Updated: Monday, 7 February, 2005, 19:27 GMT
Ellen MacArthur's record - stats
Distance sailed: 27,354 miles

Time taken: 71days 14hrs 18mins 33secs

Previous record (set by Francis Joyon in 2004): 72days 22hrs 54mins 22secs

Beat record by: 1day 8hrs 35mins 49secs

Average speed: 15.9 knots

Furthest travelled (as crow flies) in 24hrs: 501.6 miles

Size of boat: 22.9m long with 30.6m mast, weighing 8.3 tonnes.





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