- Top Gear Australia - featuring Layne Beachley
- 78.26 kilometre(s) per hour
- Australia (Sydney)
The fastest speed achieved on a surfboard while being towed by a car is 78.26 km/h (48.62 mph) by Layne Beachley (Australia), who was towed by Ewen Page and Shane Jacobson (Top Gear Australia) at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith, NSW, Australia, on 21 March 2011. Layne is a 7 times world champion surfer. Speed was measured with the Lowrance Endura Sierra Handheld GPS.