That vid brings back happy memory's but it was bloody hard work to go fast in that water state with no safety cover . It was the day when the 50 official knot barrier fell for the first time .ronnie wrote:Thanks for correcting that Tilmann.tilmann wrote:Sorry, thats not true. He did NOT use his canal when he did 61 kn. As you can see here:ronnie wrote:I have seen this video quoted before as being of the run where Seb hit 61.25 knots for 2 seconds in October 2009.
I had seen that video titled with 115 kph in the past, but this video from October 2009 and this article show they were running on open water - which makes the speed seem even more impressive.
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Whichever way the record goes now, its going to have to be efficient. Brute force and big balls wont be enough - the big balls will still be needed though.
Sailrocket say their 65 knots was done in 30 knots of wind. Its definitely a lot more efficient.
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