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Fastest Sailboat On The Planet

What do you do for a MOB on this thing?

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wave bye-bye and hope one of your chase boats can find them.

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That wheel looks more like a wheel from a semi truck rather than a sailboat!

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Bwhahahahahahaha! Retclt, your avatar rules!
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Niice! Holy cow. MOB? Pick him up on the second lap around the world, ten minutes later.
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Must kill Giu to see a French boat blow by him! (g)

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Make sure it's your MIL who's gone MOB.


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Fastest sailboat on the planet my @$$, this or this is fast, eat you're heart out Giu, and forget the MOB.

Oh and by the way we've now broken the 50 knot barrier, which makes the windsurfer the fastest sail powered vessel on water !!!

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50 knots? Is that supposed to be fast? I had a Volkswagen Westfalia that could do almost 60 miles per hour. Down hill. With a back wind. On a good day. Sometimes... OK, that IS damn fast for a sailing vessel of that size. Very impressive!


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