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 Post subject: New world record
PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 7:06 pm 
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Rob Douglas, American
Open water, speed 500m average, offical course, KITE POWER!
La Franqui, France
Choppy H20, super gusty wind reaching 40 knots or so
Sunday April 27, 2014
46.53 knots
Beating all including windsurfers
Bravo! :thumb:
Maybe see Mondial du Vent info (google)
R H


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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:33 pm 
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shouldn't it be 56 knots?

what kite and what size?


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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:53 pm 
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Note open H20, not like Namibia or other semi enclosed locations like where Alex C beat Robs other speed record done there.
There should be more info to come from the offical M du V site.
And the week is not over yet.
He was on 7m2 if I saw correctly.
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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 11:31 pm 
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awesome, well done!!! :thumb:


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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 10:12 am 
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i was a new course record, not world record, open sea record belongs to Hydroptere...


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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 2:07 pm 
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james wrote:
i was a new course record, not world record, open sea record belongs to Hydroptere...


Sailrocket's record was set on the open sea in Walvis Bay.


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 Post subject: Re: New world record
PostPosted: Fri May 02, 2014 8:51 am 
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Doh, forgot about that one!


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