The fastest sailboat in the world

On Nov. 16, 2012, Vestas Sailrocket II became the fastest sailboat inĀ  the world, when skipper Paul Larsen raced it along a 500 Meter stretch in Walvis Bay, Namibia, at an average speed of 59.23 knots (109.6 KpH or 68.1 MpH) and top speeds of 63 knots. (Subject to WSSRC ratification) Check out the video:

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