Living , Modern

Robert

Dill

1949

Brief Summary:

Sailing/Technical:

Co-pilot/designer of the Iron Duck, set land speed world record in 1999 (108.8 mph)

Later speed recorded by co-pilot of 116.7 mph -record has stood for 10 years

Dill was second fastest pilot – at 112.3 mph

Extensive scholarly work on speed characteristics of wind-powered ice and land yachts

 

 

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