Bruce Arms – Solo Sailor Round Australia Record In Sight

Posted:  August 17, 2011
Media Release No.13

Sponsored by Multihull Solutions, Solo sailor Bruce Arms, in his 14 metre catamaran Big Wave Rider, is now only hours away from setting a new round Australia record.

Bruce, renowned sailor and two-time winner of the Solo Trans-Tasman yacht race, is now in week 5 of his world-record attempt to sail around Australia non-stop, solo and un-assisted in under 42 days.

At 9 am on Wednesday,17 August 2011, he was 175 kilometres ENE of Coffs Harbour and 72 hours ahead of the existing record of 42 days 5 hours 33 minutes.

Big Wave Rider is expected to cross the finish line at Mooloolaba during daylight hours on Thursday, 18 August, 2011. Further updates on ETA will be issued at 4.00 PM and 10.00 PM today, and at 6.00 AM tomorrow morning.

Follow Bruce Arms journey in Big Waver Rider via Addcom Contact Solutions

Media Interviews available via Satellite Phone.


Media Contact: Suzanne Arms – Mob: 0416 331 181

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