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The Sailrocket team launches its second-generation speed sailing boat from the Isle of Wight on 8 March, 2011. Vestas Sailrocket 2 is designed to be significantly faster than its predecessor, with the ultimate aim of breaking the 'Outright World Speed Sailing Record'. During the last 15 months, the Sailrocket team has been focused on building a better, safer and faster boat in Vestas Technology R&D's facilities on the Isle of Wight. Now Vestas Sailrocket 2 is launched to the public for the first time. Available material includes still images, new video will be available later today.  

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