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L'Hydroptere - 51 knots and Flying, the video

14th September 2009
L'Hydroptere - 51 knots and Flying, the video

L'Hydroptere' sailed by Alain Thebault and his French crew set a new, yet to be ratified outright sailing speed record in Hyeres (FRA) with a run at 51,36 knots. L'Hydroptere has touched 55 knots but on this September 2 run set two new speed records over 500 metres and 1000 metres - both marks are yet to be ratified by the World Speed Sailing Council.

 

 

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