Five new speed records confirmed

Published on August 7th, 2018

The World Sailing Speed Record Council has confirmed five new World Records achieved at the 2018 Speed Sailing Event held June 25 to July 23 in La Palme France.

• Heidi Ulrich. SUI. World Women’s Nautical Mile. Record: 35.91 kts on July 16, 2018.
Previous record: Zara Davis GBR 34.74 kts in 2006.

• Marine Tlattla. FRA. World Women’s Kite Nautical Mile. Record: 33.60 kts on July 16, 2018.
Previous record: Aurelia Harpin FRA. 29.83 in 2005.

• Vincent Valkenaers. BEL. World Men’s Windsurf Nautical Mile. Record: 42.23 on July 21, 2018.
Previous record: Bjorn Dunkerbeck. 41.14 kts in 2006.

• Christophe Ballois. FRA. World Men’s Kite Nautical Mile. Record: 35.78 kts on July 21, 2018.
Previous record: Rob Munro GBR. 35.65 kts in 2006.

• Zara Davis. GBR. World Women’s Nautical Mile. Record: 37.29 kts on July 21, 2018.
Previous record: Heidi Ulrich. SUI. 35.91 kts on July 16, 2018.

Source: John Reed, Secretary to the WSSR Council

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