Antoine ALBEAU during his record breaking run ┬ęPhoto Gilles Martin-Raget


The World Sailing Speed Record Council has ratified the Outright World Speed Record of 49.09 knots set by Antoine ALBEAU of France.

Antoine ALBEAU (FRA) set the new outright world speed record mark on the purpose built canal in Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, France. The Record

Record: Outright World Speed Record Venue: Les Saintes Maries de la Mer. France Name: Antoine ALBEAU (FRA) Equipment: Custom Starboard. 4.8 Neil Pryde Date: 5 March 2008 Course length: 500 metres Current: Nil Start time: 12:12:36.53 Finish time: 12:12:56.33 Elapsed time: 19.80 seconds Speed: 49.09 knots

Previous Record

Record: Outright World Speed Record Venue: Les Saintes Maries de la Mer. France Name: Finian MAYNARD (IVB) Date: April 2005 Course length: 500 metres Speed: 48.70 knots

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