A new record has been set on the Cowes Dinard route by Lending Club Sailing who have chartered the former Banque Populaire VII trimaran for a crewed record program.
The average speed for the crossing was 26.35 knots the new record time (yet to be ratified) is 5h 14 mins and 7 seconds. This new record improves the reference time by 9 minutes and 25 seconds. The record time was previously held by the maxi cat Maiden.
and a press release from the Lending Club team: