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Old 03-09-2012, 07:15   #1
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Hydroptere: Is it a Bird? A Plane? A Sailboat?

They reported 37 kts as a record for sailing vessel. Not sure that is right, but it certainly looks cool

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re: Hydroptere: Is it a Bird? A Plane? A Sailboat?

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They reported 37 kts as a record for sailing vessel. Not sure that is right,
No its not right as they cracked 51 knots in 2009

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And they were the "first to have broken the 50 knot barrier over 500 meters with a top speed of 56.3 knots".
From Multihulls World Magazine.
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