New speed records set at Luderitz Speed Challenge
Published on November 3rd, 2014
The Lüderitz Speed Challenge, an annual speed sailing event which began 2007, held its 2014 edition on October 6 – November 2 in Lüderitz, Namibia. Thirty-four riders (windsurfers and kiters) representing 17 different nationalities were invited to utilize the man-made trench which produces a flat water surface for maximum speed. By close of the event, 34 new records were set and then re-broken, ending the event with eleven new national records and one world record. Details.