Atlantic crossing records
The maxi-catamaran Orange II set new record Ambrose Light/New York- The Lizard/Cornwall:
4 days, 8 hours, 23 mins = average speed of 28.02 knots.
For engine driven ships the record (Atlantic Blue Ribbon) was set in 1998:
Danish Scandlink's fast ferry "Cat-Link V" Ambrose/New York - Bishop Rock 2 days, 20 hrs, 9 mins = average 41.28 knots.