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Old 01-06-2006, 21:25   #1
Kai Nui
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Flying Multihulls Water Speed Record

I think this link was posted somewhere else on the forum, but I am going to post it here as a curiosity for those who like to sail REALLY fast.
http://www.sailboatsthatfly.com/

Mark Pastick, one of the organizers and main contenders for this record is a good friend of mine. Having seen the windriders up on the foils, I can say first hand this is amazing to watch. Imagine sailing at 50kts and then two people lift the boat onto the beach
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Old 02-06-2006, 07:49   #2
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This kind of thing just puts a grin on my face...

There was one hydrofoil equipped trimaran that did some world cruising. Willawaw built by David Keiper.

http://www.foils.org/williwaw.pdf
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Old 11-07-2006, 17:29   #3
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Zach, great article. Nothing like out running the motoryachts, and bypassing the fuel dock
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