09 February 2016

Hannah White, Women’s World Speed Sailing Record (video)

Land Rover Ambassador and sailor Hannah White has announced that she will attempt to break the women’s World Speed Sailing Record over one nautical mile. Supported by Land Rover she will undertake the attempt in Speedbird, a specially designed state-of-the-art, hydrofoiling monohull sail-boat. In 2016, Hannah White will attempt to make history. In a purpose-built, state of the art machine, Hannah aims to not only break Zara Davis' current sailing speed record over one nautical mile, but become the first woman to ever set that record above the 40 knot barrier. More info: projectspeedbird.com

Hannah White’s World Record Attempt Supported by Land Rover - (Published on Dec 9, 2015)
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Hannah White takes on Extreme Sailing -

See what it takes to be an extreme sailor as Land Rover ambassador and expert long-distance solo sailor Hannah White tries her hand at Extreme Sailing. (Published on Aug 27, 2014)

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