New Speedsailing Outright World Records set in Luderitz, Namibia
The womens outright record is now at a stunning 45.20 knots by Sjoukje Bredenkamp (RAS, Naish).
The chase for the holy gral of speed sailing, the elusive 50 knots mark, is still on at the Luderitz Speed Challenge 2008 in Namibia till the 13th of October.
For full results and details please check www.luderitz-speed.com
Speed:World:Cup is the officially sanctioned world tour of the International Speed Windsurfing Class (ISWC) and the Professional Kite Riders Association (PKRA).
The Speed:World:Cup events go from exceptional action in Namibia to more cosmopolitan spots such as Fuerteventura - the historical European Speedsurfing Capital, to huge shows of extreme conditions on small islands like Karpathos. In total, there are 200 to 300 competitors at the same time, from places like Australia or Brasil, to Germany or Norway.
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