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Old 29 September 2007, 17:17   #1
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Amazing new record

http://www.groupama.co.uk/latestnews...e15/cammas.asp

A 35' trimaran has just crossed the Atlantic in 4 days 4hrs - that's an average speed of over 28kts - faster than the new container ships!!!

The vessel also manage almost 800 miles over 24hrs. Top speed is about 42kts - from a sailing boat!!!
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Old 29 September 2007, 18:04   #2
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A 35' trimaran has just crossed the Atlantic in 4 days 4hrs - that's an average speed of over 28kts - faster than the new container ships!!!

The vessel also manage almost 800 miles over 24hrs. Top speed is about 42kts - from a sailing boat!!!
I think it 60' but its still awesome.
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Old 29 September 2007, 19:10   #3
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I thought it looked a hell of a lot bigger than that - bloody media - it's actually 105' - maybe they meant metres!!!
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The boat's doing 38 knts and it looks *so* stable. Amazing.

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Amazing boat!
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did you see they were done for speeding on the Thames!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/2116025.stm
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I'd like to see how they got under the bridges on the way to the 8 knot limit which starts at Wandsworth . . .

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