Albeau breaks the world speed record.
Check the news. Superb effort.
Well done to all involved.
AA did 49knots fast man
but didn't the Aussie guy just do 50 knots on KA sails
Chris Lockwood is his name
I just went to the site
Chris was 50.1knots for two seconds, but it really needs to be about 19 seconds (I think)at this speed to break the 50 knot barrier
Chris was 49.8 for 100 metres and
49knots for half the distance (250m)
I assume AA did the whole 500m at 49.09 knots
Chris did 47.6k for 500m on a gps. Antoine did 49.09k over a 500m course (may have travelled slightly further than 500m, curved line etc). But which ever, AA is now the official worls record holder.
is AA's record recognised by the WSSRC (world sailing speed record council)?
i cant find it on their list of records
maybe it hasnt been processed yet
A few changes last with the speed authorities, so sailspeedrecords are out of date. Heres the new link:
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