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Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph
by NewsReader 11-20-2012

The missile-shaped Sailrocket 2 broke the Outright World Speed Sailing Record on Walvis Bay. (Credit: Vestas) If you think wind power will never get you anywhere, take a ride on the Sailrocket 2 , a specially engineered sailboat that has set a new sailing speed record. Sponsored by Danish wind turbine maker Vestas , the Sailrocket accelerated to 59.23 knots (68.1 mph) on Walvis Bay off the coast ...

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