Speed World Ranking

500 Metre Records
Date Boat Name Skipper / Crew Venue Speed
The World Sailing Speed Record
1972 Crossbow Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 26.30 kts
1973 Crossbow Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 29.30 kts
1975 Crossbow Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 31.10 kts
1975 Crossbow II Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 31.80 kts
1977 Crossbow II Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 33.80 kts
1977 Crossbow II Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 34.40 kts
1980 Crossbow II Tim Colman GBR Portland, UK 36.00 kts
1986 Windsurfer Pascal Maka FRA Sotavento, ESP 38.86 kts
1988 Windsurfer Erik Beale GBR Stes.Maries, FRA 40.48 kts
1990 Windsurfer Pascal Maka FRA Stes.Maries, FRA 42.91 kts
1991 Windsurfer Thierry Bielak FRA Stes Maries, FRA 43.06 kts
1991 Windsurfer Thierry Bielak FRA Stes.Maries, FRA 44.66 kts
1993 Windsurfer Thierry Bielak FRA Stes Maries, FRA 45.34 kts
1993 Yellow Pages Simon McKeon AUS Sandy Point, AUS 46.52 kts
2004 Windsurfer Finian Maynard BVI Stes.Maries, FRA 46.82 kts
2005 Windsurfer Finian Maynard BVI Stes.Maries, FRA 48.70 kts
2008 Windsurfer Antoine Albeau FRA Stes.Maries, FRA 49.09 kts
2008 Kite-board Robert Douglas USA Luderitz, NAM 49.84 kts
2008 Kite-board Sebastien Cattelan FRA Luderitz, NAM 50.26 kts
2008 Kite-board Alexandre Caizergues FRA Luderitz, NAM 50.57 kts
2009 Hydroptere Alain Thebault FRA Hyeres, FRA 51.36 kts
2010 Kite-board Alexandre Caizergues FRA Luderitz, NAM 54.10 kts
2010 Kite-board Sebastien Cattalan FRA Luderitz, NAM 55.49 kts
2010 Kite-board Rob Douglas USA Luderitz, NAM 55.65 kts
2012 Vestas Sailrocket 2 Paul Larsen. AUS Walvis Bay NAM 59.23 kts
2012 Vestas Sailrocket 2 Paul Larsen. AUS Walvis Bay NAM 59.37 kts
2012 Vestas Sailrocket 2 Paul Larsen. AUS Walvis Bay NAM 65.45 kts