the foiling compared to the gliding
Monthly Archives: May 2014
All styles of competitive racing have sparked innovation. NASCAR brought faster and safer cars, the space race put a man on the moon, and the most recent America’s Cup brought us 72-foot, 40-plus-knot foiling sailboats…
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How technology won the America’s Cup: this 1 hour IPENZ lecture, hosted by Beca, was presented by two America’s Cup engineers who explained the technology behind the revolutionary AC72 boats and how Oracle made a miraculous comeback from 8-1 to 9-8, clawing back Team New Zealand’s lead to defy the odds and win.
Hear about the lessons learnt from each team in the 2013 America’s Cup series, rated as the best ever by rival Kiwi design engineers Andy Kensington, from Emirates Team New Zealand, and Neil Wilkinson, from Oracle Team US, as they toured the country visiting Whangarei, Tauranga, Dunedin, New Plymouth, Auckland and Napier in this IPENZ Centenary lecture from May 06 to May 22 2014.
Foiling in just 8 knots – After six months of intense R&D, the GC32 has been fitted with its Mk2 set of foils and has now joined the twin-hulled elite – like the AC72s of the last America’s Cup – in becoming a fully foiling, airborne, racing catamaran.
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36.6 knots According to Goss’s Velocitek, with files verified by both Bora Gulari and Velocitek founder Alec Stewart, a very typical 18-25 knots of Charleston sea breeze allowed Ned to …
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VISITORS registration form: If you want a closer look at the boats, sailors and racing you need to register free of charge, it is essential to have access to the foiling week.
Access to the event location is available only to registered users.
RACE entry form: It is the registration for partecipating to TFW Races and to the TFW Speed Contest. If you register for racing you will benefit from a reduced fee for the TFW Forum.
FORUM entry form: Access to TFW Forum is subject to charges and has a limited number of seats. For corporate bulk packages (over 5 seats) please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here the partecipating fees and the link to the entry forms:
click on the event title to open the entry form
|Visitor Registration form||Free of charge (registration compulsary)|
|TFW FORUM||Before June 4th||After June 4th|
|TFW forum (for those participating only to the forum)||150,00 €||200,00 €|
|TFW forum each crew member|
when bought together with a race
|50,00 €||75,00 €|
|TFW RACES||Before June 4th||After June 4th|
|Moth National Open Championship||95,00 €||125,00 €|
|Moth National Open Championship + TFW mixed racing||160,00 €||210,00 €|
|TFW mixed racing, one person foiler||95,00 €||140,00 €|
|TFW mixed racing, two person foiler||160,00 €||210,00 €|
|TFW mixed racing, up to 4 crew Foiler (no launch crane needed)||240,00 €||290,00 €|
|TFW mixed racing, more then 4 crew Foiler OR launch crane needed||320,00 €||370,00 €|
For Forum corporate bulk packages (over 5 seats) please write to email@example.com
Please bear in mind Forum seats are limited to 100
Whites Dragons foiling in Adriatic Sea, back in the water training for the foiling week …