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WSSR Newsletter No 133 Dunkerbeck nautical mile

The WSSR Council announces ratification of a new World Record:

World Nautical Mile Record

Bjorn Dunkerbeck
31st October 2006
41.14 knots at Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Board was a"Proof Custom" with a 6.3m North Warp sail.
Previous record was 39.97kts, Finian Maynard BVI, Oct 2005, Walvis Bay, Namibia


This is the final record ratification from Walvis Bay 2006. The event tally of records is:

2 World Nautical Mile records
2 World KiteSail records
6 National Outright records
12 National Outright Nautical Mile records
3 National KiteSail records

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council
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