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Video of the Week II: Vestas Sailrocket

This boat has got some serious speed! VESTAS Sailrocket 2 set out on its 13th run for this session in Walvis Bay, Namibia. In moderate conditions with around 25 knots of wind average, VSR2 smashed the previous outright world record … Continue reading

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SpeedDream

Welcome to SpeedDream, a quest to build the world’s fastest sailboat. This (occasional) blog will be about all things speed, records and offshore sailing. The blog is written by Brian Hancock, author of seven books, a multiple circumnavigator and SpeedDream‘s … Continue reading

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Sailrocket 2 Attempts to Break Wind Barrier

As Gizmodo says, there’s not much room for a cooler, but Paul Larsen’s Sailrocket 2 isn’t designed for a casual afternoon of sailing. It’s super-sleek, has a secret weapon, is engineered to set a new speed sailing speed record, and … Continue reading

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