Sporting Digest: Sailing

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The Independent Online
ENZA New Zealand claimed two more world records in reaching the half-way point of the Jules Verne round the world challenge. She took 29 days 16hr 1min 45sec to complete the 12,000 nautical miles between Ushant off north western France and Cape Leeuwin in Australia, beating the previous best time by three days. She also made the quickest run from the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Leeuwin, taking nine days 22:08:30 for the 4,000-mile journey.