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WSSR Newsletter No 222. Albeau and Davis 10sq m/Windsurfer records 31/12/12

The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of 2 new World Records.


Record: World 10 Sq m/Windsurfer Division 

Venue: Luderitz, Namibia.

Name: Antoine Albeau. FRA

Equipment: RRD Custom board. NP evos 5.4 sail 

Dates: 21st November 2012.

Course length: 501 metres

Current: Nil

Start time: 13;32;04;13 

Finish time: 13;32;22;84

Elapsed time: 18.71

Speed: 52.05 kts 

Comments: Antoine Albeau broke his own previous record on 7 occasions over 3 days of attempts.

 


Record: World 10 Sq m/Windsurfer Division Women’s Record 

Venue: Luderitz, Namibia.

Name: Zara Davis. GBR

Equipment: Mistral 41 board. Simmer Sail 5.5 SCR 

Dates: 17th November 2012.

Course length: 501 metres

Current: Nil

Start time: 12;38;35;42 

Finish time: 12;38;56;67.

Elapsed time: 21.25 secs

Speed: 45.83 kts 

Comments: Current record: Karin Yaggi. SUI, 41.25 kts in 2005 at Les Saintes Maries. Zara Davis broke the record on 4 occasions over 3 days of attempts.

 

John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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