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    Gitana 17 has won the Brest Atlantique using a...

    Gitana 17 has won the Brest Atlantique using a revolutionary foil system! Fire Arrow was the first trimaran anywhere to utilize this basic foil system which will be incorporated in the new WOLF....
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    New e-mail for any questions about WOLF: ...

    New e-mail for any questions about WOLF: dwlord@gmail.com
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    Sodebo

    It looks to me like Sodebo may be going to use differential rudder lift to add RM instead of- or in addition to- a lifting foil on the daggerboard.
    I was thinking about the rudders being so far...
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    Just gotta say it: Go Maserati!

    Just gotta say it: Go Maserati!
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    The non English version of Episode 3 has been...

    The non English version of Episode 3 has been taken down. Should be a new version shortly.
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    Episode 3 in French: ...

    Episode 3 in French:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGFT-An-pLM
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    Gitana 17 launched

    http://www.gitana-team.com/en/

    pix by Eloi Stichelbaut:
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    Macif Daggerboard Lifting Foil

    I found the pix in jpeg format on Sail-World:

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    Photoboy, can you access and post the shot of...

    Photoboy, can you access and post the shot of Macif just before she was launched that shows the lifting foil on the daggerboard?
    I'd do it except when I go to the quest link above and try to copy...
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    Gitana 17 Episodes one and two

    Episode 1(of 3)---Gitana 17-The Facts:

    ---"...you position yourself at 90 degrees to the wind with a skate wing pushing you along and the boat flies." (Guillaume Verdier refers to the lifting...
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    Macif relaunched 5-22-19

    https://voilesetvoiliers.ouest-france.fr/skipper/francois-gabart/ultim-macif-suivez-pas-a-pas-sa-remise-a-l-eau-92b96556-7c7c-11e9-8093-919fd0c2b46b
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    Small change to LOA of Wolf: from 14.8' to 15' 8"

    Small change to LOA of Wolf: from 14.8' to 15' 8"
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    Super Foilers Bite the Dust

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    Too bad some of the racing was just spectacular.......
  14. Thread: 69F Foiling

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    69F upwind foiling: ...

    69F upwind foiling:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30viYmmHzUo
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    Gitana parts ways with Sebastian Josse

    http://www.gitana-team.com/en/
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    WOLF daughter of Fire Arrow

    WOLF daughter of fire arrow
    Latest Update 1/30/19
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    WOLF specs(tentative) :
    LOA 14.8'
    Max Beam 16'
    CL ama hull to CL ama hull-14'
    Target weight 175-190lb
    SA-(mast length...
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    Banque Populaire XI

    From their newsletter:
    BANQUE POPULAIRE REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO SAILING UNTIL 2024 WITH AN AMBITIOUS PROGRAM
    In 2019, Banque Populaire will celebrate 30 years of sailing sponsorship. On the...
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    Happy Holidays!

    Seasons Greetings, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! Hope you get to fly the WOLF before too long!
  19. Transat Jacque Vabre: No Ultims-"The question did not arise".

    From boatdesign.net:

    Ultims were in this race in 2017 but not next year. Banned because there is TOO MUCH INTEREST??!! Or is it really because "they just didn't ask"?!!!
    From:...
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    Fire Arrow Test Model-Inspiration for WOLF

    The Fire Arrow Foil System is a unique system first tested in 2014 and published then on boatdesign.net. From then several full size trimarans adopted virtually identical versions of the foil system:...
  21. Maserati wins RORC !

    Sailing w/o her stb rudder t-foil in a great race against PowerPlay Maserati won line honors last night-her second first in a row!
    Way to go Team Maserati!!
  22. Gitana Team Leader Speaks/ Route du Rhum Disaster

    Interview with Cyril Dardashti, Director of the Gitana Team:

    https://www.ouest-france.fr/route-d...-noeuds-quand-le-flotteur-s-est-brise-6097475

    machine translation:

    Route du Rhum. "We were...
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    Maserati is maintaining a two mile lead in the...

    Maserati is maintaining a two mile lead in the RORC race over Powerplay.....
    From Team Maserati:
    THE DUEL BETWEEN MASERATI MULTI 70 AND POWERPLAY CONTINUES 24 AFTER THE START
    November 25, 2018...
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    More Damage on Maserati Today(!)

    Maserati has been slowed due to damage to the ama lifting foil retract/deploy system on the stb. side. So they have lost both the stb rudder T-foil and the stb ama lifting foil.
    The Team thinks they...
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    Maserati Half-Foiler

    Despite the rudder loss she is leading the RORC race by 1.8 miles over Power Play as of 2:13 eastern.
    Go Maserati!
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