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Smokin! Aussie sets new 65.45 knot World speed record

by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team on 4 Dec 2012
The leeward pod is too high, as we top out at 68 knots - - Vestas Sailrocket 2 © Helena Darvelid/VestasSailrocket http://www.sailrocket.com/
Australia's Paul Larsen has done it again- with an amazing new world record of 65.45 knots. Full details below.



Sail-World is at the Phuket King's Cup where Matt Allen's newest IchiBan a 35 year old barnacle encrusted mooring keeper on Sydney Harbour, just seven weeks ago leads probably the toughest division after the first day.



The Aussies are doing well at Sail Melbourne, we have full reports and we will be in Malaysia for the Monsoon Cup where the Australian father and son Peter Gilmour versus David Gilmour matches will be some of the highlights of this very big event.






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