The World Speed Sailing Record Council (WSSR) announces the ratification of the following new National Sailing Speed Records achieved at Luderitz, Namibia during November/December 2012. – listed chronologically.
FRA. Antoine Albeau 52. 05 kts
SWE. Anders Bringdal 51.45 kts
TUR. Lena Alyin Erdil 45.74 kts
GBR Women. Zara Davis 45.83 kts
NED. Jurgen Van Der Nord 51.26 kts
GBR. Farrel O’Shea 48.82 kts
GRE. Nick Verdalachos 50.56 kts
CRO. Boris Vujasinovic 44.47 kts
UKR. Alexender Goncharov 40.95 kts
GER. Jochen Bock 49.36 kts
Although Antoine Albeau holds the 10sq m /Windsurf World record at 52. 05 kts, this speed was insufficient to claim the French National Record, which is held by Sebastien Cattelan at 55.49 kts on a kite board.
by John Reed, WSSR Council
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