In the speedsailing world they are also dedicated to break records. A few days ago another attempt ended in a big crash. The Vestas Sailrocket went ballistic when hitting the 52 knots!! Here you can watch footage of the crash.
These words are from te Vestas Sailrocket team after the crash
In the end it was no doubt a combination of effects brought on by the newfound speed and high apparent wind speeds that come with it.
The speedwindsurfers have to watch out because the speedkiters and speedsailors are very fast at the moment. Until the next attempt!