Guinness World Record Announced

Extract from Guinness World Records 2013 Book
Contents | Adventure | Sea Journeys | Page 125
 
Fastest Circumnavigation of Australia by Catamaran
 
Bruce Arms (New Zealand) sailed his 14-m (45-ft 11-in) catamaran around Australia in 38 days 21 hours 40 minutes 42 seconds, setting the record for the swiftest circumnavigation of Australia. He completed his round trip at Mooloolaba, Queensland, on 18 August 2011 at 9:41:06 a.m. AEST.
 
FACT: The coastline of the Australian mainland is around 35,000 km (21,750 miles) long.