Tag: Foiling

  • WASZP Europeans head to France for 2023

    WASZP Europeans head to France for 2023

    The WASZP European Games will head to Baie de Quiberon from 17-23 July 2023 for the class’s first major international championship in France. Based out of the Ecole National de Voile et des Sport Nautique (ENVSN), the event is expected to attract in excess of 150 boats!    The Baie de Quiberon is a foiling […]

  • VIDEO: AC75 foil arm testing successfully carried out at Persico Marine

    VIDEO: AC75 foil arm testing successfully carried out at Persico Marine

    The second round of structural testing of the one design AC75 foil arms has successfully been conducted at Persico Marine in Italy this week. Comprehensive tests were undertaken over the course of three days, with more than 100 different load cycles applied to the foil arm and were the final step in the foil arm […]

  • VIDEO: The untold story of ‘The Waka’

    VIDEO: The untold story of ‘The Waka’

    In late August 2012, a grainy photo of a boat emerged online. Most hardened America’s Cup followers will clearly remember the image that was the talk of the sailing world for many weeks. A high angle shot, looking down on a giant 72 foot red and black Emirates Team New Zealand catamaran seemingly flying above […]

  • Martinique Flying Regatta takes off in perfect conditions

    Martinique Flying Regatta takes off in perfect conditions

    There was lift off today at Martinique Flying Regatta, the Caribbean’s first regatta purely for foiling boats. Conditions on the Baie de Fort de France for day one could not have been better with 18-20 knots and flat water, the palm tree-lined bay protected by the mountainous island. The ‘boats’ sailed three races, while on […]

  • Swiss clean sweep in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cascais showdown

    Swiss clean sweep in Extreme Sailing Series™ Cascais showdown

    Having led the fleet of super-speed, hydro-foiling GC32 catamarans on every single day of racing, Swiss team Alinghi secured another Act win today in Cascais, Portugal, in the mid-season battle for the Extreme Sailing Series™ top spot. Arnaud Psarofaghis, Nicolas Charbonnier, Nils Frei, Yves Detrey and Timothé Lapauw exhibited faultless sailing throughout the event, taking […]

  • Philippe Briand unveils the new 6.5m Flyacht concept

    Philippe Briand unveils the new 6.5m Flyacht concept

    The 2021 edition of the America’s Cup will see the radical AC75 Fly Monohull racing for the first time. The new rules were announced at the end of March, and Emirates Team New Zealand has already unveiled its design in a class that promises to be even faster and more spectacular than the AC50 catamarans.   […]

  • Less then one week to the first 2018 Foiling Week in Sydney

    Less then one week to the first 2018 Foiling Week in Sydney

    From January 11th to 14th  at Woollahra Sailing Club in Rose Bay, Sydney, a new year of foiling will be celebrated by the first Foiling Week of the 2018. It is the first down-under Foiling Week, in the homeland of the recent foiling renaissance.   As for all Foiling Week events, the program is enriched […]

  • Phantom extends Catamaran Sails Line with DeckSweepers

    Phantom extends Catamaran Sails Line with DeckSweepers

    After announcing the launching of a new windsurfing sails line last week, Phantom goes on with another announcement as the company extends its catamaran sails line with a full range of DeckSweepers. Before Phantom International became the pioneer and leader in foiling catamarans, founder Alex Udin designed high performance sails for famous boatyards and sailors […]

  • Foiling Week on lake Garda

    Foiling Week on lake Garda

    The first day of the 2017 Foiling Week was bathed in warm sunshine and humid sailing conditions on Lake Garda with the typical ‘Ora’ afternoon breeze never really building to full strength. It did however prove ideal for trial sailing onboard the armada of foiling craft on show. Classes including the Flying Phantoms, S9 and […]

  • Foiling Week: free boys and womens foiling boats trials

    Foiling Week: free boys and womens foiling boats trials

    The first 2017 Foiling Week event takes place from 6 to 9 July in Malcesine, Lake Garda. This year, Foiling Week adds to the usual Forum and Regatta programs, a Foiling Expo and Foiling Boat Trial & Experience Camp. Throughout the event, Foiling Week Garda provides an Expo and a free Trial & Experience Camp […]