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Blue Ribbon Lake Geneva record: 46 minutes and 48 seconds for Esteban Garcia’s TF35The prestigious speed Speed #speedsailing record covering the length of Lake Geneva between Port-Noir (GE ) and Le Bouveret (VS) had been held by Hydros.ch since 2014, but Monday, at 15.27, flying over the virtual finish line near Port Noir, the Lausanne team of Esteban Garcia and Jerome Clerc has set a new record of 3 hours, 43 minutes and (...)
Land Speed Record
222.4km/h on Lake Gairdner in South Australia • Glenn Ashby : "there is a cause for a celebration"Emirates Team New Zealand and Land speed Speed #speedsailing pilot Glenn Ashby have sailed ‘Horonuku’, their wind powered land speed Speed #speedsailing world record craft, faster than any previous records. ‘Horonuku’ named by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei meaning ‘gliding swiftly across the (...)
Round the world solo: François Gabart smashes the single-handed round the world recordFrançois Gabart, who left Ouessant on 4 November 10:05 (UTC+1), crossed the finishing line of his solo round the world, located between Lizard Point and Ouessant, at 02:45 (French time, UTC+1) this 17 December. For his first attempt, the MACIF trimaran skipper establishes a new single-handed round the world record of 42 days, 16 hours, (...)
Long distance record
Azores - Lisbon: Brandt (GER) and Lufinha (POR) arrived after 1.500 km kitesurf tripThe kitesurfers Anke Brandt and Francisco Lufinha made it. The long distance world record holders reached Oeiras, close to Lisbon, on the 13th of September They covered the the distance of 1.500 kilometres. Absolute exhaustion as well as pure joy to have mastered the challenge can be seen on the faces of the two athletes. They set a new (...)
Joyon and crew around the world
Jules Verne Trophy: Francis Joyon’s crew sets new record in 40 days, 23 hours, 30 minutes and 30 secondsThe Maxi Trimaran IDEC SPORT sailed by Francis Joyon, Clément Surtel, Alex Pella, Bernard Stamm, Gwénolé Gahinet and Sébastien Audigane won the Jules Verne Trophy Jules Verne Trophy #TropheeJulesVerne , the outright round the world sailing record, this morning.
24 Hours Record: 536,81 nm (994 km) for Alex ThomsonBritish sailor Alex Thomson today smashed the world record for the greatest distance sailed solo in 24 hours 24 hours 24 hours best distance covered records notching up 536.8 miles on his 60ft racing yacht.
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race: 100-ft Maxi Perpetual LOYAL has set a new race recordArriving in Hobart at 02:31.20 on Wednesday 28 December, Anthony Bell’s 100-ft Maxi Perpetual LOYAL has set a new race record of 1 day, 13 hours, 31 minutes, 20 seconds at the Rolex Sydney Hobart and in the process secured line honours in the 72nd edition of the famous offshore (...)
North Atlantic Record : Jim and Kristy Clark’s world-beating crew sets new monohull record of 5d 14h 21’ 25’’At 12:19:41s GMT today, Thursday 28th July, Comanche passed Lizard Point (UK) to complete the 2,880 nautical miles from West to East across the Atlantic and smashed the monohull transatlantic record. This illustrious record had been held by Mari Cha IV since 2003 and stood at 6 days 17 hours 52 minutes and 39 seconds. The talented crew of (...)
Dona Bertarelli : "We are very happy to have beaten Loïck Peyron’s record"Spindrift 2 arrived in St Malo this evening (Tuesday) having crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a just over 6 days at an average speed Speed #speedsailing of just over 22 knots in the ninth edition of the Transat The Transat #thetransat #ostar Quebec-St Malo.
Mini Transat - Îles de Guadeloupe : 57 competitors out of the 72 who started the race have arrivedThis time, it really is all over. The arrival of Yuri Firsov, the last competitor still at sea, let the curtain fall on the Mini Transat îles de Guadeloupe. Of course, there will still be some more backstage encounters and stories to be told for the umpteenth time, as well as disappointments to digest and triumphs to savour, but the Mini (...)