The fastest transatlantic crossing made completely under solar power is 22 days 12 hr 32 min by MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar (Switzerland) and its crew of six from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain to Marigot, Saint Martin, from 26 April to 18 May 2013. The MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar previously held this record with a time of 26 days 19 hr 10 min.
The fastest completion of the CTIF’s Fire Fighting Attack Class A competition is 28.5 seconds and was achieved by the Ebersegg fire brigade (Austria) at the 15th International Fire Brigade Competition in Mulhouse, France, on 19 July 2013. The CTIF’s “fire-fighting Olympics” take place every four years. This is the second time Ebersegg have won the title, having been victorious in the 1989 competition, and they defeated 80 other teams to win the 2013 Class A division. The Ebersegg fire brigade is stationed in a Continue reading →
The record for the fastest time to complete the lifeguard drill relay is 45 sec by Guillem Riand, Gregory Pratlong and Marie Passebosc (all France) on the set of L’Ete De Tous Les Records, Benodet, France on 23 August 2005.
The record for the fastest time for a team of five to throw and catch a flying disc down a course of 20 m and back again is 16 seconds and was set by Emmanuelle Tartoue, Yoann Greau, Michel Affile, Vincent Levievse and Amaury Guerin (all France) on the set of L’Ete De Tous Les Records, Benodet, France on 4 August 2004. All players stood 5 metres apart in a line and they had to pass the flying disc from one player to the next Continue reading →
The record for the fastest monkey bar relay is 1 min 23 sec by Jean-Philippe Causse, Nicolas Bec and Guillem Briancon (all France) on the set of L’Ete De Tous Les Records, St Pierre la Mer, France on 8 September 2003.
*7:28.15 Constanta Pipota (Romania) Paris, France 19 June 1994 *Denotes non-Olympic boat classes NB the previous record by Marit van Eupen is no longer acknowledged to be the record, even though it is faster.
The fastest speed kite surfing by a woman was 50.43 knots (93 km/h; 58 mph) achieved by Charlotte Consorti (France) at the 2010 Luderitz Speed Challenge in Luderitz, Namibia, on 28 October 2010.
The highest speed reached under sail by a man on water is 49.09 knots (90.91 km/h or 56.49 mph) by Antoine Albeau (France) on a windsurfer at Saintes Maries de la Mer, France, on 5 March 2008.
The highest recorded speed by a female skier is 242.59 km/h (150.73 mph) by Sanna Tidstrand (Sweden) at Les Arcs, France on 20 April 2006.
The record for the fastest time to complete a Basque style standing wood block chop is 1 min 28 sec by Daniel Vicente-Landa (Spain) on the set of L’Ete De Tous Les Records in Soulac, France on 17 August 2005.