Foiling for Dummies: The Boat:
The development of the all-new TF10 foiling trimaran continues as it seeks to be provide a flying experience to sailors of all skill levels – and not just experts. Here is an update on the project from Thijs van Riemsdijk of DNA Performance Sailing.
Port Ginesta, Spain (October 27, 2017) – Thanks to an ingenious combination of Z-Foil Technology and electronic foil control, the TF10 replicates much of the performance of a modern foiling America’s Cup boat but without the crashes, flips, or power requirements.
The 36-foot long racing sailboat is versatile and exciting in all weather, easily sailing at 2-3 times the wind speed in lighter air and comfortably flying …
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Garmin acquires Navionics:
Schaffhausen, Switzerland-(October 27, 2017) Garmin Ltd. today announced that it has acquired Navionics S.p.A., a privately-held worldwide provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for the marine industry.
“Navionics has long been known as a leading supplier of highly accurate navigational charts and mobile applications for boaters,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “By combining Navionics’ content with Garmin’s BlueChart® and LakeVü™ content, we will be able to offer the best available breadth and depth of coverage to our marine customers. Going forward, we plan to retain the Navionics brand and will continue to support Navionics’ e…
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