Larry Page originally shared: Exciting day for high speed sailing. Tiny Vestas Sailrocket hits over 71 MPH peak speed and looks to have smashed the record for the fastest sailboat in the 500 meter. Kiteboarders still faster but perhaps not for long! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_sailing_recordhttp://sailrocket.com/blogsBoom. Vestas Sailrocket 2 becomes a 60-knot sailboat!