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Scorpion Smash World Record
Scorpion 10m Cruiser shaves 2 hours off the previous time
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Hot Lemon IV, a Scorpion 10m Cruiser, broke the world record for powered circumnavigation of mainland Great Britain for craft between 30 and 50 feet on Wednesday 7th August 2002.

Travelling some 1,440 nautical miles in 37 hours and 51mins 35 seconds, beating the Sunseeker's record by 1 hour and 59 minutes.

Congratulations go out to our own Mike Deacon and son Dave, Dr. Jan Falkowski and Chris Strickland for such a great team effort.