2015 Little America's Cup

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    2015 Little America's Cup-SNAKEfOIL

    Heres a shot of the actual foil for Steve Clarks Aethon thanks to "Merde2":

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    Notes from Dave Clark: The US project is the Cogito Project, the boat name is Aethon. AXON is a Swiss project and they're sailing Cogito-the boat!

    Races live stream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REZ8gKefeME Todays(Sunday) racing cancelled.
     
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    Team Norgador sailing with a wand controlled lee main foil with windward foil and wand retracted. Rumor is good upwind , dicey downwind with possible slow wand response. Wand moves the whole foil, not a flap......

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    2015 Little America's Cup--wings and foils

    It's interesting to note that the AC boats are using wings pioneered in the C Class and some C Class boats(notably Groupama) are using foils pioneered in the AC class:

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    Well, its all over with Groupama first, Axon second and Norgador third.
    Coverage by http://abcclass.fr/ was great and Luka(M2) provided some great video and stills on MA. But there was no live video from any source and that was a big disappointment.
    Groupama used uptip main foils-very refined versions. The AC learned about wings from the C Class and the C Class learned about uptip foils from the AC guys-particularly TNZ in 34.
     
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