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Show news Paul Larsen on RORC Time over Distance Series
The fastest sailor on the planet having clocked 68 knots in Vestas Sailrocket 2
Posted on 4 Mar
65+ knot Rocket Ride
A look back at the incredible achievement of Vestas Sailrocket 2
Posted on 13 Apr 2020
Podcast: An extraordinary 10 years of sailing
Andy Rice, Mark Jardine and James Boyd discuss the sailing decade
Posted on 21 Dec 2019
The Unsung Wise Man
Reg Bratt's remarkable contribution to British dinghy sailing exposed
Posted on 13 Dec 2019
Swiss engineers to design the fastest sailboat
SP80 is the Swiss challenge powered by a kite wing
Posted on 19 Nov 2019
Fever-Tree Moment: That was Fast!
Speed king Paul Larsen enjoys a Gin & Tonic at Antigua Sailing Week
Posted on 2 May 2018
Sailrocket 2 at Advanced Engineering Show
On display at the NEC in November
Posted on 16 Oct 2015
Five minutes with a Speed Freak
Paul Larsen about the MOD70 Concise 10
Posted on 5 Oct 2015
Weymouth Speed Week 2015 at WPNSA
With Vestas Sailrocket 2 on display
Posted on 2 Oct 2015
65 knot+ Rocket Ride Anniversary edit
One year on from Paul Larsen's record breaking run
Posted on 24 Nov 2013
Paul Larsen represents record chasers
At ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards
Posted on 12 Nov 2013
VESTAS Sailrocket 2 65.45 knot run video
Taking speed sailing into a whole new era
Posted on 28 Nov 2012
Speed record photo gallery
65.45 knots over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
Posted on 25 Nov 2012
Now let's see what she can really do!
VESTAS Sailrocket set for a big day in Walvis Bay
Posted on 24 Nov 2012
The 'magic mile' world record video
Watch VESTAS Sailrocket 2 hit 64 knots
Posted on 22 Nov 2012
55.32 knot nautical mile
VESTAS Sailrocket 2 on a roll!
Posted on 19 Nov 2012
Vestas Sailrocket 2 video
Experience the 59.23 knot 500 metre run
Posted on 18 Nov 2012
Supersonic VESTAS Sailrocket 2
59.23 knots average speed over 500 metres
Posted on 16 Nov 2012
End game for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
The big reveal of the beast within
Posted on 15 Nov 2012
Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
Breaking through the glass ceiling in Walvis Bay
Posted on 12 Nov 2012
Heading out into a punchy wind...
Great conditions for Vestas Sailrocket 2 in Walvis Bay
Posted on 12 Nov 2012
Paul Larsen blog
Light winds and happy breakages
Posted on 8 Nov 2012
Bouncing off the ceiling!
Whats stopping Vestas Sailrocket 2 getting to 60 knots?
Posted on 1 Nov 2012
Paul Larsen blog
Slow speed sailing action...
Posted on 26 Oct 2012
New PB of 50.98 knots over 500 metres
For Vestas Sailrocket 2 in Walvis Bay
Posted on 20 Oct 2012
Industrial strength Walvis Bay
Prevents run for Vestas Sailrocket 2
Posted on 19 Oct 2012
No joy on Thursday with patchy wind...
Vestas Sailrocket 2 has to wait until another day
Posted on 19 Oct 2012
Vestas Sailrocket straight into it
Over 50 knots on second run!
Posted on 17 Oct 2012
The search for a breakthrough
VESTAS Sailrocket 2 heads back to Walvis Bay
Posted on 13 Sep 2012
World speed sailing record attempt
Starts in Walvis Bay for Vestas Sailrocket 2
Posted on 18 Nov 2011
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    Vestas Sail Rocket 2 will be on display during Weymouth Speed Week at the WPNSA
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    Paul Larsen is scheduled to speak on the Contruction Material Stage at METS
    © Helena Darvelid
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    Simply sensational: 65.45 over 500 metres for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    The Walvis Bay Speed Strip
    © Vestas Sailrocket 2
    Outright World Speed Sailing Record holder, VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    © Helena Darvelid / VESTAS Sailrocket 2
    62.53 knot peak speed and average speed over 500m of 59.23 knots for VESTAS Sailrocket 2
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 peaks at over 60 knots
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    Vestas Sailrocket 2 set for action
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    VSR2's acceleration (yellow line) levels off early as the wing is partially sheeted, then shoots up on the bear away until hitting the glass ceiling around 52 knots
    © Vestas Sailrocket 2
    A PB of 50.98 knots for Vestas Sailrocket 2 on Saturday
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    A PB of 50.98 knots for Vestas Sailrocket 2 on Saturday
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    A PB of 50.98 knots for Vestas Sailrocket 2 on Saturday
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    A PB of 50.98 knots for Vestas Sailrocket 2 on Saturday
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Industrial strength winds in Walvis Bay prevent a run for Vestas Sailrocket on Friday
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Patchy winds in Walvis Bay don't provide record conditions for Vestas Sailrocket
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Patchy winds in Walvis Bay don't provide record conditions for Vestas Sailrocket
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Patchy winds in Walvis Bay don't provide record conditions for Vestas Sailrocket
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Patchy winds in Walvis Bay don't provide record conditions for Vestas Sailrocket
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket
    Patchy winds in Walvis Bay don't provide record conditions for Vestas Sailrocket
    © Helena Darvelid / Sailrocket