ENZA New Zealand claimed two more records early this morning when she passed 500 miles to the south of Cape Leeuwin on the southern-western tip of Western Australia.
The previous best for Ushant to Cape Leeuwin was 33 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes, set by Commodore Explorer in 1993. ENZA has slashed 3 days, 15 hours, 46 minutes and 15 seconds off that time.Completig the near 12 000 mile journey in 29 days, 16 hours, 1 minute and 45 seconds.
The second record that ENZA is claiming is from teh Cape of Good Hope to Cape Leeuwin. She covered the 4000 miles between the Capes in just 9 days, 22 hours, 8 minutes and 30 seconds.
ENZA has already established three other records so far in her voyage – from Ushant to the equator, from Ushant to the Cape of Good Hope and from the Equator to the Cape of Good Hope.