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New Trans-Atlantic Speed Sailing Record by Bruno Peyron on Orange II (The Beachcats)
by NewsReader 07-06-2006

Orange II crossed the finish line at "The Lizard" Thursday evening July 6, 9:24pm local time (4:24pm ET).Bruno Peyron and his eleven men of crew completed the crossing in 4 days, 8 hours, 23 minutes and 54 seconds with average speed over 27 knots Orange II beats the previous record by 9 hours, 4 minutes and 12 seconds.

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