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27 November 2012, 10:35 am
WSSRC Ratified Outright World and World "B" Division Sailing Speed Record
Vestas SailRocket 2 In Namibia
Vestas SailRocket 2 In Namibia

World Speed Sailing Record Council
Walvis Bay, Namibia

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the ratification of a new world record for Paul Larsen (AUS).
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: 16th November 2012. 17.02 hrs
Course length: 500 metres
Current: Nil
Elapsed time: 16.41 secs
Speed: 59.23 kts

Comments: Current Outright Record: 2010. Kite Board. Rob Douglas USA. Luderitz, NAM. 55.65 kts.
Current "B" category record: 2012. Vestas SailRocket. Paul Larsen AUS. Walvis Bay, NAM. 54.08 kts
A further claim for a speed in excess of the above is currently being assessed

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