Archive for November 5th, 2011
Tags: 011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational, 2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational, Kitesurf competitions, North American Speed Sailing Invitational, Video
The 2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational comes to a close with 12 races completed racing almost everyday. It was the first ever speed event to have Port Tack races, 2nd event to have speeds greater than 50 Knots, Biggest Prize purse in kite Sailing, and the first National team trophy the “Lynch Cup”. As the best speed sailers in the world share the waters with storm force conditions. Hitting speeds over 50 knots……..
1st: Rob Douglas
2nd: Alex Caizergues
3rd: Jamie Douglas
The 2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational FINAL FACTS:
1. First kitesurfing speed event in North American history
2. First kitesurfing speed event with port tack racing in world history
3. 50.99 kts average speed and 55 kt Vmax has only been done in Luderitz and Martha’s Vineyard during a speed sailing competition.
4. $27,000 purse is the best purse in the sport of kitesurfing and speed sailing