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BLOWN AWAY: British engineer Richard Jenkins poses with the “very high performance sailboat” he drove into the record books earlier this year. The 600-kilogram carbon-fiber-composite craft broke the land speed record for wind-powered vehicles when it topped out at nearly 203 kilometers per hour (126 miles per hour). Small wing attachments keep the ultralight vehicle from taking flight when it nears top speed. <
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