Friday, September 03, 2010

"World's fastest sailing speed"

The 'flying boat' Hydroptere, a high-speed multihull prototype skipped by French Alain Thebault, broke the sailing speed world record off the coast of Hyeres, southern France, with a run at a speed average of 50.17 knots (60.2 mph) during a nautical mile.

(Photo by GUILAIN GRENIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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