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Kiteboards are holding the outright speedsailing world record !

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We have been informed by the International Sailing Federation - ISAF - that they will support a decision by the WSSRC to ratify a claim for the Outright World Sailing Speed Record by a Kite-board. 

In accordance with this, the WSSRC announces the ratification of a new Outright World Record: 

 


Record: Outright World Sailing Speed Record.
Board: Fone Prototype Speed. Fone Bandit Dos Speed 7sq m kite.
Name: Alexandre Caizergues. FRA
Dates: 4th October 2008.  
Start time: 15:35:00.84
Finish time: 15:35:20.06
Elapsed time: 19.22
Distance: 501m
Current: 0.1kts
Average speed: 50.57kts
Venue: Luderitz, Namibia. 

Previous record: 2008. Sebastien Cattelan. 50.26 kts 

John Reed
Secretary to the WSSR Council

 

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