A Maine-built racing yacht has broken a trans-Atlantic crossing record.

Comanche, which was built by Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay and launched in 2014, made the crossing from Ambrose Light in New York to Lizard Point in England in 5 days, 3 hours, 21 minutes and 25 seconds, according to Scuttlebutt, an online sailing news site.

That beat the old record, set in 2003, for a west-to-east crossing by more than a day and three hours.

The yacht is owned by Jim Clark, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of Netscape, and his wife, Kristy Hinze-Clark.

Comanche is a 100-foot-long monohull.

The yacht’s skipper, Ken Read, told Hodgton Yachts last week that weather conditions for a fast crossing were evident and the ship left late last Friday, universal time. The ship reached England about midday Thursday, universal time. It had a crew of 17 for the crossing.

Comanche has also set records in the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race and the Newport Bermuda Race.

Hodgdon was founded in 1816 and is America’s oldest boat builder.

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