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Old 15th October 2009, 05:36 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Floyd View Post
Dont think Hydroptere did 50k in what you`d call open sea. Fair enough it wasn`t a canal but it was in a massive harbour.
In rough conditions suspect WS is still fastest ???
Really BIIIIIG Harbour....

In rough conditions.....

- Transatlantic W to E, Ambrose Light – Lizard Point
=> "Banque Populaire 5" 131 ft Tri, Pascal Bidegorry FRA, 3d 15h 25m 48s 32.94 kts
=> 24 H, 908.2nm 37.84 kts
Try to do the same on 500 m

Look at the GPS in open water

And there, they cn drink a cup of tea at 41 Knots

Last edited by Papounet; 15th October 2009 at 07:37 PM.
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