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Topic Review (Newest First)
4 Weeks Ago 10:45 PM
kirkrf7
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

this is amazing
09-12-2014 05:59 PM
dixiedawg
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

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Originally Posted by Torch View Post
Anybody know what the wind speed was?

On YouTube it says 28 knots.
09-01-2014 07:19 AM
svzephyr44
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

What is amazing to me is the flatness of the water. They had to be out in very strong winds - maybe 30+ knots, but there are no waves of note. Of course as they accelerate the apparent wind continues to go up, but there must be some minimum wind speed to get going fast enough.
09-01-2014 01:32 AM
agentjohnson
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

Incredible!
08-14-2014 10:42 AM
windward54
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

She's been sitting in San Pedro for a while. I was going to ask when they were going to make the run to Hawaii, but I haven't seen anyone on the boat for a while.
08-12-2014 09:27 AM
rollie98
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

great boat!!
08-12-2014 09:26 AM
rollie98
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

great boat!!!
03-19-2014 02:08 AM
Torch
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

Anybody know what the wind speed was?
03-18-2014 11:59 PM
gamayun
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

When and where did they do this? She was sailing on San Francisco Bay last year and I'd heard they were going to try to break the TransPac speed record. As to sound, the small America's Cup cat, Artemis, was out the other day on its foils. It sounds like a giant wind farm....
03-18-2014 12:38 AM
adriano.plotzki
Re: Hydroptere - World Record 51 kts

I agree with you, but a noise much more sweet to my ears.
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