Sunday, September 13, 2009
The World's Fastest Sailboats - Sailing for Speed Freaks!: "But wait a minute. While the 276 knot top speed of a powerboat is still a long way off, racing sailboats are no longer the pokey, 'it's the journey, not the destination' craft they once were. With advances in technology, sailboats are going fast - really fast! 50 knots on the water is within reach, by the power of the wind alone. So, gather your coworkers, your brothers-in-law, your unthrillable teenagers, and let them behold: 'Sailing fast' is no longer a relative term, and here are 10 of the top boats in the world to prove it."