Friday, September 12, 2014

World's Record Under Sail

While we're on the subject of sailpower on the water, here's Sailrocket 2, one of the fastest sailboats on the water! At 66 mph, this has got to be like flying on the water.


These kinds of world record attempts are not without their dangers. Here's an attempt on the speed record by Sailrocket 1 that didn't go quite so well:


But if you want to attack the world's record for the fastest boat under sail in a really big way, do it with a trimaran: