WSSR Newsletter No 216. Vestas SailRocket 2. B Division 19/11/12
The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of a new World Record.
Record: World “B” Division Speed Record
Venue: Walvis Bay. Namibia.
Name: Paul Larsen. AUS.
Equipment: Vestas SailRocket 2. Inclined rig Hydrofoil Proa.
Date: 12th November 2012. 18.30 hrs
Course length: 500 metres
Elapsed time: 17.97 secs
Speed: 54.08 kts
Comments: Current record: Vestas SailRocket 2. Paul Larsen AUS. Walvis Bay NAM. 2011. 49.19 kts
A further claim for a speed in excess of the above is currently being assessed