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Syroco vs SP80: The race to create the world’s fastest sail boat

(CNN) — For more than eight years, the world sailing speed record has remained unbroken. In November 2012, Australian Paul Larsen reached 65.45 knots (or 121 kilometers per hour/75 mph) in his Vesta Sailrocket 2 in South Atlantic waters off the coast of Namibia. However, two rival teams, one in France and one in Switzerland, […]