At friday the Lüderitz Speed Challenge saw Sebastien Cattelan of France become the
first human being to sail at more than 50 knots (50.26 knots - 93kph) - a world record he held for
only 24 hours before compatriot Alexandre Caizergues snatched it away with not one
but three runs over 50 knots - reaching a top speed of 50.57 knots (93.65kph).
Alexandre Caizergues (France) - new outright world speed sailing record of