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They can at least lay claim to the fastest wipeout in sailing history, and they lived to tell the tale.  Good effort guys, they may be French, but you have to admire that level of lunacy, awesome!!
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Wow I have to say that is one fast craft.

The impact on the capsize must of sent the guys flying unless it happened in slow motion.

TBH I blame that helicopter!!

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Originally posted by Phil eltringham

They can at least lay claim to the fastest wipeout in sailing history, and they lived to tell the tale.  Good effort guys, they may be French, but you have to admire that level of lunacy, awesome!!

 

wait for a cherub to quote they wiped out at 70 knots

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Originally posted by olly_love

Originally posted by Phil eltringham

They can at least lay claim to the fastest wipeout in sailing history, and they lived to tell the tale.  Good effort guys, they may be French, but you have to admire that level of lunacy, awesome!!

 

wait for a cherub to quote they wiped out at 70 knots

 

Don't you mean an Albacore....

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Is the Albacore Speed Freaks story now the stuff of legend? Will forumites when they're old and grizzly recount tales of it in club bars?
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Originally posted by Mark Jardine

Is the Albacore Speed Freaks story now the stuff of legend? Will forumites when they're old and grizzly recount tales of it in club bars?

 

Just here Mark...

I do not think they will ever live it down.....

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