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2 January 2013, 12:48 pm
World Sailing Speed Record Council Ratifies Two Windsurfing Speed Records
Zara Davis tears up the strip
Zara Davis tears up the strip

WSSRC
Luderitz, Namibia

The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of two 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
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