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But on Nov. 16 an unorthodox craft called the Vestas Sailrocket smashed that record on Walvis Bay in Namibia, hitting an average speed of 59.23 knots, more than 68 m.p.h.
The record awaits ratification from the World Sailing Speed Record Council, but Douglas has conceded he has most likely lost his title, and he wants it back.
See the video and read the article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/24/sports/kiteboarder-plots-new-cour...
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