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Angry Dolphin
05-04-2010, 04:47 PM
http://www.martin-raget.com/temp/GG-HDPTR-MAL290_55821.jpg

http://www.martin-raget.com/temp/Hydropt04_020_20704.jpg

http://www.martin-raget.com/temp/HydroPSL2-157_57544.jpg

I wonder what it feels like to fly that fast on water

Angry Dolphin
05-04-2010, 04:49 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eJgsiS3xH8

Angry Dolphin
05-13-2010, 12:24 PM
From Daily Sail

Alain Thébault's team to gain some offshore experience this year

Friday May 7th 2010, Author: James Boyd, Location: United States
Following her relaunch this week, Alain Thébault's French foiler trimaran, the world's fastest boat l’Hydroptère will set sail at the end of May towards Cowes, where she is due to be berthed over 31 May-4 June. The flying trimaran will then head on to Kiel in Germany, where she will attend Kieler Woche over 18-27 June.

Following this l’Hydroptère will head back to her home port of La Trinité-sur-Mer carry out a quick intermediate technical check-up before a long delivery trip to the Mediterranean, where both absolute sailing speed records have been achieved in 2009. l’Hydroptère will stay
there until mid-October and will be present for the Voiles de Saint-Tropez over 25 September-3 October

With plans afoot to create a new l’Hydroptère aimed at sailing offshore so this season will provide Alain Thébault and his team the change sail in various offshore conditions