THREE WORLD RECORDS BROKEN AT WALVIS BAY
Three world records have been broken today, subject to WSSRC ratification !
Hennie Bredenkamp from South Africa was leading the competition with his production Fanatic speedboard most of the time, until Bjorn Dunkerbeck switched from production board back to his prototypes, smashing the old record by more than one knot to 41.14 knots.
Hennie is now holding the production record on the mile with 40.33 knots, which gives some satisfaction back to him but there is still a big bullet on Bjorns back now and those two are together with Dave White the hottest candidates for new records on the 500m course, which is prepared now for the next days.
Zara Davis also bettered the old womens nautical mile world record by more than one knot to 34.74 knots and Rob Munro (Cape Doctor, Naish) set a new Kitespeed world record over the mile with 35.65 knots.
In close racing he was able to defeat Nigel Bowley by only 0.07 knots. This promises thrilling action in the next days !
A lot of national records have been also broken, full report and pictures will be posted later on !