Sail-World.com : Two new windsurfing World Records established in Namibia + Video
Two new windsurfing World Records established in Namibia + Video
The World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSR) Council has announced the establishment of two new World Records in the Windsurfer Division by Zara Davis of the UK and Antoine Albeau of France. Record: World 10 Sq m/Windsurfer Division Venue: Luderitz, Namibia. Name: Antoine Albeau. FRA Equipment: RRD Custom board. NP evos 5.4 sail Dates: 21st November 2012. Course length: 501 metres Current: Nil Start time: 13;32;04;13 Finish time: 13;32;22;84 Elapsed time: 18.71 Speed: 52.05 kts Comments: Antoine Albeau broke his own previous record on seven occasions over three days of attempts. Record: World 10 Sq m/Windsurfer Division Women’s Record Venue: Luderitz, Namibia. Name: Zara Davis. GBR Equipment: Mistral 41 board. Simmer Sail 5.5 SCR Dates: 17th November 2012. Course length: 501 metres Current: Nil Start time: 12;38;35;42 Finish time: 12;38;56;67. Elapsed time: 21.25 secs Speed: 45.83 kts VIDEO Comments: Current record: Karin Yaggi. SUI, 41.25 kts in 2005 at Les Saintes Maries. Zara Davis broke the record on four occasions over three days of attempts.
by John Reed, WSSR Council
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