San Francisco, february 25th, 2015
Monthly Archives: February 2015
International Kitefoil Speed 2014 – Port-Saint-Louis (France)
We have had some really light winds days on Maui this winter. But foiling is still allot of fun on those pretty light air days when you cannot ride your regular kite gear!
From thedailysail.com by James Boyd
With the next Little America’s Cup set to be held on Lake Geneva this September a new project has emerged from Montreal.
The Rafale C-class catamaran project was started in autumn 2013 by students at the École de Technologie Supérieure. It’s aim is to design and build a catamaran to compete in the next C-Class Catamaran World Championship.
Supported by Julien Chaussée, a former member of the British C-Class team Invictus and Simon Joncas, a professor at ETS and specialist in composite materials, 20 undergraduate BAcc and MAcc students are working hard to build this cutting edge catamaran.
With an estimated budget of $ 130,000, the C-Class catamaran project is significant to get to the start line in Geneva in September 2015 with a brand new boat ‘made-in Quebec’ . Thanks to partnerships with different companies, who make high quality materials and services available for the team, the boat is schedule to be on the water in the summer of 2015.
The Montreal team intends to be the first ever student team to …
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Registrazione della Trasmissione dal vivo in streaming il 25 feb 2015
Max Sirena e Checco Bruni in diretta streaming dalla base di Luna Rossa.
Découvrez la première navigation d’entraînement du catamaran volant GC 32 GDF SUEZ en baie de Quiberon à l’ENVSN
Get a good visual on foiling tack and jibe technique filmed during an hydrofoil clinic in Sydney ran by Simone Vannucci
GIN ambassador, Nils Frei and his team mate Yves Detrey, both from the Alinghi Team (recent winner of the Extreme Sailing Series extremesailingseries.com) present their NTFM project. A GIN kite powered catamaran with foil.
The video was broadcasted on Eurosport on the 19th of December 2014.
” … He stuck new pieces onto existing curved boards. Easy. Perhaps not perfect but a great proof of concept, a critical step in development, and an easy way to learn. … ”
” … Total new expense over his existing boat built in 2011? I don’t know but wouldn’t be surprised if it was less than $1K … ”
Read the entire post on sailinganarchy.com
Laird Hamilton foil boarding in Raglan, New Zealand outer points