Not another foiler? Yep, M32 foils!

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by Doug Lord, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    This is the second cat I found today that is designed to fly and is actually doing it-must be the whole world is flying!
    Here is the Vimeo link:
    http://vimeo.com/61036858
     
  2. Submarine Tom

    Submarine Tom Previous Member

    Hardly foiling Doug.

    What's happened to your sense of perception?

    The whole world...?

    I'm concerned.
     
  3. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    Well, the video isn't very good but they did foil. I think they need to speak to Dario Valenza who, apparently, has got his A cat foiling well. No pictures and no video there yet.
    But we just have to be patient these guys are close to having it right, so are the GC32 guys-exciting times!
     
  4. maxstaylock
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    Seems to be doing the little bunny hop thing most curvy foil cats do.

    Not designed to foil, been about for a few years now.

    So far, the list of effective foilers is still quite lonely, although a second entry may appear this year...

    until then...
     
  5. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    I'm told they'll be pictures of the GC 32 really foiling any day now-probably the same for Dario Valenza's A Cat....

    real foiling right here in Florida:
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    Sorry, you are right, of course.

    I was only referring to foilers proven in the heat of competition, if you like, foilers that are better than low riders.
     

  7. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

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    There seems to be a lot of excitement right now(especially with me) probably due to the specatacular AC 72's. For the others to really do well I imagine patience is called for. But thats difficult after reading Dario Valenzas post of March 4th. And also-just because it foils does not mean its fast-the past history of cat foilers is really poor. But real progress is being made and I think we'll see some really cool stuff before long!
     
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