Yearly Archives: 2014

Catamaran Foiler FP28


Le prototype est en construction et la première flottille de multicoques volants va créer l’événement. en pionniers, Christian Favre et Jean Psarophagis se sont unis pour créer la société F&P Factory Sàrl (Favre & Psarophagis), destinée à lancer une série de foilers révolutionnaires en s’appuyant sur les compétences des meilleurs spécialistes des catamarans volants de la Coupe de L’America. Ces nouveaux catamarans de 28’ avec foils sont destinés à tous ceux qui rêvent de voler sur l’eau, comme à San Francisco lors de la dernière édition de la coupe, et rendent accessible la maîtrise du vol sur l’eau.

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Oracle Team USA Picks Bermuda for 2017 America’s Cup

Source: The Wall Street Journal


As defending champion of the America’s Cup, the world’s premier sailing competition,Oracle Team USA had the right to choose the location of the next venue. The heavy favorite appeared to be San Diego, a former Cup site in the home state of billionaire Larry Ellison , the Oracle team’s owner…

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New 20′ Foiler from New Zealand


NZ 6 mt Foiler

Today I was writing about custom projects and the great info available nowadays when Bruce Beca from Fast Fibres ltd , located in New Zealand saw the previous Open project post and sent his own 20′ Foiling custom machine. He also commented he was able to use CSN as one of his sources for his new project…

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Fast foiling ride for Billy Besson and Matthieu Vandame

Phantom International is proud to announce that Billy Besson and Matthieu Vandame are joining the Phantom Sailing Team for the 2015 season. To celebrate and seal this collaboration Billy and Matthieu enjoyed a fast foiling ride with the Flying Phantom in front of Saint Malo – FRA.
The 2015 Phantom Sailing Team will then be a 2 boats team with Billy Besson – Matthieu Vandame and Gurvan Bontemps – Benjamin Amiot. Both crews will compete the 2015 regatta season and foil the Flying Phantom around the world.


Manon 10.5 year old: Flying Phantom’s On Board Reporter

Manon is a ten and a half years old young lady that went for a ride on the Flying Phantom with Gurvan Bontemps and Benjamin Amiot. Accomplished Optimist sailor, Manon took her skills to film the Phantom Sailing team onboard the Flying Phantom.

She may be the youngest on board reporter in the sailing world, but achieved a great performance.


Franck Cammas flying in Saint Malo

During the weekend of the 10th Route du Rhum start, the 2010 edition winner Franck Cammas joined the Phantom Sailing Team for a flying session in front of Saint Malo with the Flying Phantom. It was a good opportunity for the French skipper, to test the production version of the Flying Phantom as he collaborated to the development of the R&D prototype with the Groupama Sailing Team.

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Ainslie’s Olympic class successor joins BAR


Scott’s first training session on the Solent with Paul ‘CJ’ Campbell-James on the team’s foiling Nacra F20

Anyone who followed the build-up to the 2012 Olympic Games will remember that the biggest hurdle to Ben Ainslie’s historic fourth gold medal was another Brit by the name of Giles Scott.

Their rivalry was one of the most compelling stories of the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympics – a classic narrative as Scott, the apprentice and former training partner, attempted to unseat the dominant figure of the previous generation, and win the single Team GBR place at the Games…

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