|Almost new Open Water Record - Windsurfing: 44,35 knots
Walvis Bay Speed Week at Namibia, 18-24 October 2004
At the Walvis Bay Speed Week, Namibia, Bjorn Dunkerbeck achieved the best open water time in the new millenium. In 30-35 knot conditions he clocked 44,35 knots, very close to the old open water record by Roddy Lewis. Bjorn (Neil Pryde, Proof/T1) set the record using his production Neil Pryde RS4 Speedseeker 5,8 and his custom T1 SPEED 40 & 45 board from the Proof Factory , Gran Canary. For details on the boards click here.
Photos by ©Cornelia Thiele