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32.2 knots of maximum speed on a Moth for Chris Rast

Monday 29 April 2013Redaction SSS [Source RP]

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A few days ago 36 Moths from 9 countries (3 continents) arrived to the quick waters of Marsala, they are the crews taking part in the European Championship 2013 and came earlier to become familiar with the race course and complete the settings of their boats: all 6 different languages that can be heard on the parterre of the Sailing Club Marsala talk about the incredible conditions encountered here in Sicily.

Marsala, which was already known as a special location for racing, became a record Record #sailingrecord place in a few days.

Saturday, April 27, in the morning, Chris Rast (SUI 3990) has established the world speed Speed #speedsailing record Record #sailingrecord for the class Moth: 32.2 knots and maximum speed Speed #speedsailing with which the average of the best 10 seconds at 29.1 knots!

Almost all of the Moths are equipped with a Velocitek instrument that in addition to providing real-time information such as speed, heading, distance from the starting line and shifts, keeps track of all the navigation and keeps track of the maximum and the average of the best 10 seconds allowing you to see the two measures on the display. The Velocitek recorded speeds are trusted by the Moth sailor community.

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