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

Current: Nil

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