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Sailing: Peyron closes in on record for Atlantic crossing (Independent)
by NewsReader 07-06-2006

An astonishing new record is due to be set off Land's End in the early hours of this morning. Bruno Peyron has been blasting his way across the Atlantic from New York in the 120-foot catamaran Orange II at such blisteringly high speeds that he could lop up to 12 hours off the previous best time of four days 17 hours 28 minutes and six seconds set by the American Steve Fossett's PlayStation in

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