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Old 13th November 2012, 09:18 PM   #2
Jean-Marc
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Anders Bringdal (S-10) broke first the 50 knots barrier with 50.41 knots and then 50.46 knots on a Mistral 2013 41 cm wide production speed board + 19 cm fin + 5.8 m2 sail.

A moment later, Antoine Albeau (F-192) beat him with 50.59 knots on a 37 cm wide RRD custom speed board + 17 cm fin + 5.8 m2 sail.

source : https://www.facebook.com/luderitzspeedchallenge

1) GPS recording of Anders Bringdal (S10; 193 cm x 103 kg):

Board Mistral Speed 41 cm Production, 2012
Sail Neilpryde RS Racing EVO 5 5.8 m2, 2013
Fin Gasoil Fins Assy Speed 19 cm

Average speed 50.78 knots ( 51.4 51.01 50.83 50.52 50.16 )
Max. 2 sec. (software) 52.5 knots
100 m run 52.14 knots
250 m run 51.4 knots
500 m run 50.61 knots

http://www.gps-speedsurfing.com/defa...10926&uid=3693

2) GPS recording of Antoine Albeau (F-192; 186 cm x 99 kg):

Board RRD Custom Speed 37 cm, 2012
Sail Neilpryde RS Racing EVO 5 5.8 m2, 2013
Fin mXr-fin UFO ASY 17 cm

Average speed 50.49 knots ( 52.14 50.24 50.22 49.99 49.85 )
Max. 2 sec. (software) 53.14 knots
100 m run 52.83 knots
250 m run 52.14 knots
500 m run 50.63 knots

http://www.gps-speedsurfing.com/defa...110924&uid=412

Congrats to both Anders and Antoine for such a great performance ! Next goal in sight : break the 100 km/h barrier :-). Hope Antoine will recover fast from his crash and back injury.

3) Women world record speed windsurfing : 44.69 knots over 500 m. Congrats to Zara Davis (K-47) and let's hope she will recover fast from her crash and face bruise.

Board Mistral Speed 41 cm production, 2012
Sail Simmer Sails SCR 5.5 m2, 2010
Fin Sonntag Fins GPS 5 20 cm

Average speed 44.98 knots ( 45.67 45.4 45.2 44.56 44.07 )
Max. 2 sec. (software) 46.38 knots
100 m run 45.99 knots
250 m run 45.63 knots
500 m run 44.93 knots

http://www.gps-speedsurfing.com/defa...10923&uid=1668

4) Tandem world record speed windsurfing : 38.12 knots over 500 m (Antoine Albeau + CÚdric Bordes/RRD + Neil Pryde + Gaastra). Congrats to both of them !

Cheers !

JM

Last edited by Jean-Marc; 13th November 2012 at 09:42 PM.
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