The WSSR Council announces the ratification of a new World Record:
Record: World Women’s Sailing Speed Record
Venue: Luderitz. Namibia
Name: Charlotte Consorti. FRA
Equipment: Kitesurf. Fone Custom, 6sqm Fone Bandit kite
Dates: 28th October 2010.
Course length: 501M
Start time: 16;13;20.41
Finish time: 16;13;39.72
Elapsed time: 19.31 seconds
Speed: 50.43 knots
Corrected for current: N/A
Comments: Previous record: Sjoukje Bredenkamp RSA, 45.20 kts.
Charlotte is the first women to have exceeded 50 kts
John ReedSecretary to the WSSR Council