New Trimaran Foilers

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by Doug Lord, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Dolfiman
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    Dolfiman Senior Member

    Dear Doug,

    The launch of the new ultim Banque Populaire IX is now fixed to oct. 16 :
    Maxi Solo Banque Populaire IX : Mise à l'eau fixée au 16 octobre à (...) - SeaSailSurf.com : L'actualité des sports de glisse #mer #voile #sport http://seasailsurf.com/seasailsurf/actu/9653-Maxi-Solo-Banque-Populaire-IX-Mise-a-l-eau-fixee

    The previous trimaran Banque Populaire X is still, since 2009, the record holder of the North Atlantic crossing in 3 days 15 h 25 men 48 s, so an average speed of 32,94 knots, inc. a record 907 NM in 24 h :


    Trimaran ultim Macif / Francois Gabart will start in oct. 22 at Brest the stand-by to wait for the meteo optimal day to begin a round the world in solo :
    Objectif tour du monde en solitaire pour François Gabart - Macif Course au Large http://www.macifcourseaularge.com/actus/objectif-tour-monde-solitaire-francois-gabart/
     
  2. Doug Lord
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    It will be real interesting to see if any of these boats adopt the lifting foil on the daggerboard like Gitana 17. And real interesting to see how Gitana 17 does against them....

    Gitana 17-daggerboard foil.jpg
     
  3. Doug Lord
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  4. Doug Lord
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    Super Foiler:

     
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  6. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    SuperFoiler-new video:
     
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