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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby maffhieu » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:28 am

PullStrings wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:04 pm
Would be interesting to know what was the average wind speed in knots during that record run...40kn...45kn...50kn...57kn ??....anybody knows ?
It was blowing 55 Knots with 70 knots gusts :o


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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby Hugh2 » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:12 am

Should have boosted at the end!

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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby Bille » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15 pm

kiterocky wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:25 pm
Hydrofoil lovers thats a real speed....😁😁
You know what sailrocket did ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestas_Sailrocket
wikipedia wrote:
On 24 November, with wind speeds at roughly 25 knots (46 km/h), it ran the 500m course at 65.45 knots (121.21 km/h) with a 68.01 knots (125.95 km/h) peak.[6] Both records are ratified by the WSSRC for the 500m[7] and the mile.[8]
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It was a Hydrofoil !! :D ----------------------------------sorry

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COOL Board the guy used to make his kite board record !!! :thumb:
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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby tilmann » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:24 pm

Sailrocket works just the opposite way of a normal hydrofoil: The foil pulls the vessel INTO the water.

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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby plummet » Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:04 pm

Oh for Awesome!

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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby Bille » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:27 am

tilmann wrote:
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:24 pm
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The foil pulls the vessel INTO the water.
Because the sail is pulling it up, and down-wind , (a bit like a kite) ; so
i would think that same theory would work with a kite ?

And can someone tell me why that board he used is so fast ?

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Re: New World Record Speed-107 km/h (57,97 knots)

Postby or6 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:14 pm

The board looks like an F One speed board...off the shelf.

http://www.f-onekites.com/Products/Conc ... -Pro-Model


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