Alain Thebault has created a speed demon on the water. His boat, l'Hyrdoptere has been inching up to the world speed record over the last few years. Recently the eclipsed 47 knots and will be attempting to break the record in the near future. They also will attept several other records like the fastest mile and the fastest 500 meters. The boat is amazingly fast and has held up well in some dicey conditions. Check out some of the videos on their site as well as the pics. For the website, click here.