High Speeds for SailRocket

Paul Larsen hits 53 knots in the Vestas Sailrocket 2.

In an unofficial 500-meter run, Paul Larsen’s Vestas Sailrocket 2 shot across the water at 50.98 knots, with a peak speed of 53 knots. Larsen will need to go 4.5 faster to beat the 500 meter speed record, held by kiteboarder Rob Douglas. Stay updated on his attempts at


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