First look at Vestas SailRocket 2

Vestas Sailrocket 2

The SailRocket Team today launches its second-generation speed sailing boat from East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. Vestas SailRocket 2 is designed to be significantly faster than its predecessor, with the ultimate aim of breaking the ‘Outright World Speed Sailing Record’.


We welcome our many friends and supporters to visit our updated website at, containing first shots of the new boat, a description of the design philosophy, and photographs taken throughout the many months of construction.


Immediately after today's launch the team will prepare the new boat for shipping to Walvis Bay, Namibia, where sailing record attempts will begin in April.


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