COURSE CHALLENGERS
ELLEN MACARTHUR (GBR)
MARCH-MAY 2006
B&Q - 75ft (22.9m) Trimaran
Route Distance Date Elapsed Time Average Speed
Yokohama (Japan) - Jeju Island (South Korea) 906 nm 30.3.06 5d 11h 10m 51s 6.91 knots
Jeju Island (South Korea) - Dalian (China) 418 nm 1.4.06 1d 15h 57m 28s 10.46 knots
Yokohama (Japan) - Dalian (China) 1342 nm 1.4.06 7d 3h 8m 19s 7.74 knots
Dalian (China) - Qingdao (China) 265 nm 5.4.06 1d 0h 2m 53s 11.03 knots
Qingdao (China) - Shanghai (China) 308 nm 10.4.06 1d 5h 25m 33s 10.52 knots
Shanghai (China) - Taipei (Taiwan) 580 nm 19.4.06 3d 0h 1m 55s 7.41 knots
Hong Kong SAR - Sanya* 354 nm 2.5.06 1d 22h 53m 25s* 7.60 knots
Sanya - Nha Trang (Vietnam) 360 nm 4.5.06 2d 01h 37m 45s 7.30 knots
Nha Trang (Vietnam) - Tumpai (Thailand) 570 nm 7.5.06 2d 17h 55m 14s 8.69 knots
Tumpai (Thailand) - Terengganu (Malaysia) 75 nm 7.5.06 0d 5h 39m 26s 13.91 knots
Hong Kong SAR - Terengganu (Malaysia) 1350 nm 7.5.06 7d 0h 5m 50s 8.00 knots
Terengganu (Malaysia) - Singapore 280 nm 12.5.06 1d 23h 9m 8s 5.94 knots
* Official time recorded by B&Q for the Hong Kong-Sanya 354nm route on the Asian Record Circuit. The current record holders for Hong Kong-Sanya course, in a time of 29h 55m, is the yacht Ffree Fire recorded during the annual Hong Kong to Sanya race organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
PHILLIPPE GRELON (NZ/FR)
DEC 2006
JOHAN 2 - MONOHULL
Route Distance Date Elapsed Time Average Speed
Taipei (Taiwan) - Hong Kong SAR 465 nm 20.12.06 2d 15h 40m 42s 7.30 knots
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