Apache Star® traversed approximately 110 Nautical Miles in the span of 90 minutes, beginning in Key West Florida on August 1st. This journey beat the previous boat crossing record by over 4 hours! The former record for the fastest Florida-to-Cuba crossing was set in 1958 by Forest Johnson, with a time of six hours, 24 minutes. This beat the original record, set in 1922 by Gar Wood.
110 Miles In 90 Minutes
On August 1st, 2015 the Apache Star traveled 110 nautical miles from Key West, FL to Havana, Cuba in only 90 minutes. This shattered the pervious world record by over 4 hours set by Forest Johnson!
Click below to watch a 2 minute video wth exclusive footage from the World Record Speed Run!