The Fifty Knot barrier and new world record falls to France's Alexandre Caizergues

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
50.57 knots


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