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Sailing boat smashes world speed record

20 November 2012

New Scientist

The Vestas Sailrocket team smashed the world sailing speed record, reaching more than 60 knots (110 kilometres per hour) in a custom-designed, carbon-fibre boat that skims above the water.

New scientist.com article

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Keywords: transport technologies, hydrodynamics, materials technologies, construction technologies

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