Tweet from the VESTAS Sailrocket 2 team, 16 November 2012, 17:34:13:
"That's it... We've smashed the arse off it! 59 knot average."
Not long before they break 60 knot average!
Yes, it seems that they have beaten the record and that average was during a 500m course. They are just waiting for the WSSRC ratification. They peaked at 63K. That's crazy and the voice of the guy on that machine sounded excited but also scared