Kiteboarders to Descend on Martha’s Vineyard It’s not often you get to see the fastest thing in the world. But if you don’t blink, beginning October 17, you can see the fastest male sailor on earth, the fastest female sailor on earth, and at least 6 of their very fast friends competing in an invitational speed sailing tournament here on Martha’s Vineyard.

Speed sailors use a small board about the size of a water ski, propelled by a large free-flying kite sail. There are about a dozen kiteboarding enthusiasts on the Island, an often colorful presence on Sengekontacket Pond and elsewhere on the Island.

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Video: Rob Douglas Luderitz World Speed Sailing Record kitesurf


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