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World speed record now 54.1 knots, and Gavin Broadbent of NZ hits 50.93!

At the Luderitz Speed Challenge it's Official - One new World Speed Sailing Record and five new National Records have been set in one day.
Alex Caizergues has officially set a new World Speed Sailing Record at 54.10 knots during his first run at 15h38 yesterday afternoon.
Five New National records were broken on the same day:

Kite Surfing:
USA - Rob Douglas, 51.88
Namibia - Stefan Metzger 45.02
New Zealand - Gavin Broadbent, 50.93
French Womens National record - Charlotte Consorti, 45.23
Australia -Tim Pumpa, 46.78 (best kite speed record performance)

Sweden -Anders Bringdal, 44.80.
U.K - Zara Davis, 36.99, Female World performance with Production Board

Sebastien Cattelan from France is placed second in the world speed sailing rankings at 52.33 knots.

The battle for the title of 'the fastest speed sailor in the world' is far from over - with more big winds forecast here in Luderitz for not only this week, but for most of October - we will keep you updated with the Official WSSRC records as soon as they are released.

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