Simon Fisher and a new world record

»«Tuesday 26th August 2014

RCYC member and ex Otter, Simon Fisher won the Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race in Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Volvo 65. They completed the course in 4 days 13 hours 10 minutes and 28 seconds, creating a new world record for the course. This is the first time the new Volvo 65s have had an opportunity to test themselves against other boats in advance of the next Volvo Ocean Race that starts in October 2014. Simon is the navigator for Abu Dhabi and this will be his fourth time of competing in the race.

Sue Law