New Monohull Foilers 2016

Discussion in 'Sailboats' started by Doug Lord, Jan 26, 2016.

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    Where were those predictions, Doug?
     
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    Dead link
     
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    Yes, but where are the "prediction(s)... by several people how the introduction of foiling in the Moth Class was going to kill the class."????

    I flicked through the latter part of the thread and could find nothing of the sort.
     
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    Mini

    Hugh Welbourn is working with Sea Air to develop another foiling Mini based on his Q23 foils:

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    Mini foiler using "Dali" type main foils+rudder T-foil

    This is a great illustration of just how little the IMOCA rule would have to be changed to allow the boats to really foil instead of foil assist:

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    Great blog describing the development of a new foil system for an R Class boat. Foiling has been legal for some time tin the R Class but these guys are trying something different than the wand control main foil + rudder t-Foil.
    Very interesting: http://foiler.weebly.com/

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    This Mini using Welbourn "Q" foils is flying:

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    Foil Kit for Mini's

    Here is a foil kit for a mini. To me, it doesn't offer the advantages of Welbourn foils. At any rate, before purchasing this kit I'd ask for pictures of a Mini flying with these foils AND I'd contact Hugh Welbourn and pay whatever his consultation fee might be-first.

    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/get-your-mini-transat-foiling#/
     
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