Rob Douglas and Alex Caizergues are at it again over in France. This week the Mistral wind came piping in and offered both sailors the opportunity to clock in some impressive numbers.
Clocking multiple runs at over 50 knots on the 500m “Volkswagen Transporter Arena” course in Salin-de-Girau. Caizergues logged his best run at 54.84 knots (101.56 km/hr), with Douglas close behind at 54.35 knots. Sources say the course was a bit square and judging from the video it was pretty gusty too. Does the more square course benefit the lighter rider in Alex or did he just get the best puff down the line? Evidently he was riding a 6 meter while Rob was on an 8 meter.
The event goes right through the middle of April so we shall see if they get another
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