Seb Josse and team's speed record ratified 28/2/06

The World Sailing Speed Council has ratified the record of Sebastien Josse and the nine-strong team aboard ABN Amro Two for the greatest distance sailed by a Monohull in 24 hours.

The speedy team clocked up 562.96 nautical miles for an average speed of 23.45 knots during the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. The previous record held by Mike Sanderson and a crew of nine aboard ABN Amro One was 546.14 nm for a 22.75 knot average.