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WSSR Newsletter No 194 Consorti World Womens Speed Record. 06/12/10

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

Current: Nil

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 Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council
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