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WSSR Newsletter No 219. Vestas Sailrocket 2 Outright Sailing Speed Record 04/12/12

The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Outright World and World “B” Division Sailing Speed  Record

Venue: Walvis Bay. Namibia.

Name: Paul Larsen. AUS.

Equipment: Vestas SailRocket 2. Inclined rig Hydrofoil Proa.

Date: 24th November 2012. @ 13.32 hrs

Course length: 500 metres

Current: Nil

Elapsed time: 14.85 secs

Speed: 65.45 kts

Comments: Previous Outright and “B” Division Record: 2012. Vestas SailRocket 2. Paul Larsen AUS. Walvis Bay NAM. 59.37 kts

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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