Tagged: Record

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New Record Wind Gust for Borth and Ynyslas

The forecast was correct and we did indeed beat our previous record wind gust here on Wednesday. The forecasting site that I use and that has always been the most accurate for me is WindGuru and it was forecasting that the wind would start really building at 1:30pm on Wednesday and peak at a maximum at...

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Strongest Wind Gust in Borth and Ynyslas

We experienced the strongest wind gust here yesterday at Borth and Ynyslas since I began recording the weather in 2005. The wind peaked just after dark at 16:29, hitting 62.6 knots (that’s just over 72mph) recorded by the Borth & Ynyslas weather station. I think we may have lost all of our garden furniture, dustbins...

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World Speed Sailing Records

The WSSR (World Speed Sailing Record Council) have today ratified two new world records set by l’Hydroptere. The overall 500m record is now an amazing 51.36 knots, and the 1 nautical mile record is 48.74knots. Amazing stuff. The records were set on Sept 4th in a 28 knot wind. The tri-maran built specifically to challenge...