The 2011 North American Speed Sailing Invitational comes to a close with 12 races completed. Racing occurred on almost everyday of the event and this was the first ever speed event to have port tack races.

The 2011 NASSI was the second event ever to have speeds greater than 50 Knots. It also featured the biggest prize purse in kite Sailing ($27,000) and the first National team trophy, the “Lynch Cup.”

As the best speed sailors in the world battled storm force conditions they well exceeded there expectations with speeds over 50 knots. Two riders Alex Caizergues and Rob Douglas hitt V max speeds greater then 55 Knots in Martha’s Vineyard.

1st: Rob Douglas

2nd: Alex Caizergues

3rd: Jamie Douglas