The WSSRC has ratified Ellen's record

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified Ellen MacArthur’s Around the World, outright, non-stop, singlehanded speed record aboard B&Q.

Dates: Start: 28 November 2004, Finish: 7 February 2005

Total distance: 21,760 nautical miles

Elapsed Time: 71 days 14 hours 18 minutes 33 seconds

Average speed: 12.66 knots