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Vendee Globe, Volvo Ocean, & AC 2021– Are Foiling Monos the Future of Yacht Racing?

Almost two years ago, we raised the question — Are the new foiling Open 60 monohulls “the future of ocean racing or [are they] a foil too far?” The results of the Vendee Globe around-the-world, single-handed race last January may have … Continue reading

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Update: Gunboat’s New G4 Flying Cruiser!

In December we posted about a new 40′ carbon-fiber racing/cruising catamaran from Gunboat, the G4, that with the optional J foils could fly like an America’s Cup racer. Here now is a video of the G4 being put through the … Continue reading

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America’s Cup AC 72s – Flying on the Water

An amazing short video on the art and science of sailing the America’s Cup AC 72s on hydrofoils.  When “foiling” these boats have been exceeding 40 knots. Hydrofoils: Flying on Water See also: ABOUT THE AC72: A NEW-AGE SPEEDSTER

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