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Rob Douglas Sets New World Record
Rob Douglas has set a new nautical mile speed sailing world record at Plage du Rouet, in La Palme, France. On June 10, the American kiteboarder rode his kite at 39.04 knots (44.93 miles per hour) during the 2019 Prince of Speed. Douglas sailed to...
Rob Douglas Claims Third Kite Speed World Championship Title
American kiteboarder Rob Douglas took his third Kite Speed World Championship crown after racing in perfect conditions at the Masirah Island event in Oman earlier this week. The only racer to reach a top speed of over 50 knots in ideal kiteboarding...
Rob Douglas Claims the 2014 National French Kitesurfing Speed Championships Titl
The National French Kitesurfing Speed Championships gathered the fastest riders on earth at La Franqui over the last days. The French waters were turned into a stage for an action packed speed sailing competition for the 2014 National French Kitesurf...
Rob Douglas Sets New Open Water Speed Sailing Record
American rider Rob Douglas has managed to set a new open water speed record on Sunday, the 27th of April. In choppy waters and super gusty winds reaching more than 40 knots, Rob Douglas rode the speed 500m average, official course with 46.53 knots, b...
Salt and Speed
Salt and Speed 2 is a competition between two of the kings of kiteboarding speed sailing. In Salt and Speed 1 Alexandre Caizergues and Rob Douglas attempted to break the Outright Sailing Speed Record and the American achieved and average speed of 53....
Salt and Speed 2 2013
Alexandre Caizergues and Rob Douglas attempted to break the Outright Sailing Speed Record last year. With an average speed of 53.40 knots for the American and 52.45 knots for the Frenchman over 500 meters, the first “Salt and Speed” sessi...
Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards
Kiteboarding has become one of the most popular extreme sports in the world and aprestigious sailing discipline. All kiteboarding fans will be pleased to know that Rob Douglas, Johnny and Erika Heineken Shortlisted, three of the most skilled and dete...
Salt & Speed
Alex Caizergues and Rob Douglas are known as two of the most reputable speed warriors in the world of water sports. Alex Caizergues is one of the most titled kiteboarders in the world with 3 World Champion titles, 2 French Champion titles, 2 kite wor...
Kite Speed World Championship 2012
Salines de Giraud, France was the scene for the Kite Speed World Championship during July. Some of the fastest kiteboarders ever competed in this challenge and staged an incredible show. They managed to achieve great speeds in very difficult conditio...
Don Montague Kite Boat project
Powered by nothing more than a kite, back in 2008 at the Lüderitz Speed Challenge in Namibia, French rider Sébastien Cattelan was clocked at a speed of 50.26 knots, or 93.08 km/h. That astonishing achievement secured a page in kiteboardin...