Former World Champion, Pete Melvin (USA) talks about the 2014 Int A-Class Worlds and the draft of options for the Class Rule to be used in the 35th America’s Cup
Monthly Archives: February 2014
Nathan Outteridge talks about the Exploder A13 foiling A-Class that he’s racing during the 2014 A-Class Worlds in Takapuna, New Zealand.
2014 A-Class Worlds, Race 1, 2 – Nathan Outteridge
Here’s some footage of Nathan Outteridge at the 2014 A-Class World Championships in Takapuna, New Zealand.
The A-Cat Worlds fires up this week in Kiwi-land, and 2014 marks the sexy singlehander’s first flirtation with full foiling thanks to …
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There is a big contingent from inside Emirates Team New Zealand all preparing for the A Class World Championships starting this weekend at Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore.
Not used to doing things by halves the guys have been busy testing some new tools to get the edge over the fleet.
More on ETNZ YouTube Channel
Decent breeze at Austin Lakes, Mandurah. Sailing Mini40 RC trimaran, using all four rigs, though too windy for the #1 rig.
Pleased that the boat foiled upwind a few times. Will make changes to the foils before I sail the boat again. When on starboard tack and foiling, the boat sometimes veers hard to port. Right now the port foil is perfect for lighter airs foiling, whilst the starboard foil works well in a breeze, but only on a reach, not on a broad reach. Clearly there is a fine line between good and bad settings for the foils!
More video on PerthMini40man YouTube Channel
A short film by Patrick Rynne showing some of the coolest wind-powered foiling craft in action.
Music: Das Racist – You Oughta Know
Shot entirely with GoPro Hero 2 Cameras. Powered by Adventure Sports Miami & Outer Banks Kiting.
On 27 October 1991, Mark Drela pedalled the human-powered hydrofoil, Decavitator, to a world-record speed of 18.5 knots (9.53 meters/second) over a 100 meter race course on the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts.
In the spring of 1993 the Decavitator team was awarded the DuPont prize for the fastest human-powered water craft. This prize was to be awarded to the first team to break 20 knots over a 100 meter course, or to the team with the fastest speed on record as of 31 December 1992.
Here the “Decavitator” on action
Here the Decavitator website, lot of infos and videos