Forty-Six Foot Foiling Catamaran heads to USA:
Thijs van Riemsdijk of Holland Composites BV provides this update from their facilities in Lelystad, The Netherlands…
After eight months of hard work, we have splashed and shipped the DNA’s first 46-foot F4 foiling catamaran for sea trials and commissioning in the United States. Our project partners Shannon Falcone and Tommy Loughborough of Exile Expeditions, will coordinate operations in Newport, RI in early September.
Our goal at DNA has been to design and build the most stable foiling platform available in a production catamaran. We have created an accessible boat offering speed and easy handling for those passionate about joining t…
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Kiwis Pass First Test for Etchells Worlds:
Cowes, UK (August 30, 2016) – After two days of tricky shifting breeze in the Solent, the New Zealand Team racing Feng Shui of Andrew Wills, Anatole Masfen and Matthew Kelway has won the 2016 Etchells Open European Championship.
The team from Royal Akarana Yacht Club scored no worse than a seventh in the four race series to win the first regatta of the event, and bragging rights for the forthcoming 2016 Etchells World Championship.
The New Zealand team, who are all from Auckland, won the series in a 50 boat fleet of Olympic and America’s Cup winners as well as as a multitude of World Champions. Current British National Champion, Ante Razmilovic, racing under the burgee of th…
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