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WSSR Newsletter No 218. Vestas Sailrocket. Outright and NM. 02/12/12

The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of two new World Records.

Record: Outright World and World “B” Division Speed Record 

Venue: Walvis Bay. Namibia.

Name: Paul Larsen. AUS.

Equipment: Vestas SailRocket 2. Inclined rig Hydrofoil Proa. 

Date: 18th November 2012. 16.34 hrs

Course length: 500 metres

Current: Nil

Elapsed time: 16.369 secs

Speed: 59.37 kts 

Comments: Previous Outright and “B” Division Record: 2012. Vestas SailRocket 2. Paul Larsen AUS. Walvis Bay NAM. 59.23 kts


The WSSR Council announces the the establishment of a new World Record.

Record: Outright Nautical Mile Speed Record 

Venue: Walvis Bay. Namibia.

Name: Paul Larsen. AUS.

Equipment: Vestas SailRocket 2. Inclined rig Hydrofoil Proa. 

Date: 18th November 2012. 16.34 hrs

Course length: 1852 metres

Current: Nil

Elapsed time: 65.07 secs

Speed: 55.32 kts 

Comments: Previous Nautical Mile record: 2009. Alain Thebault FRA. Hydroptere. Hyere FRA. 50.17 Kts


John Reed

Secretary to the WSSR Council

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