ita 16

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    Cesenatico italy
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  1. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    Oooo Yeah . I like too much the 2 restyling . Hope to see more pictures and moovies in action .
  2. ita 16

    Whisper Foiling Catamaran Sailors

    sorry if Im intrude here , I would like to clarify some technical aspects of S9. this cat was born and raised in Cesenatico, here there are shallow waters, steep waves, wind or light or strong. tilting the rudder at 45 ° allows you to have more immersed rudder surface therefore more control, using the vertical elevating rudder system we did not have enough surface immersed to govern the boat. S9 is designed to do foiling but also semiplanning mode (floating), this to facilitate those who have never used a catamaran (an evolutionary path using only one cat, S9 is the only foiling boat that can do this), so these rudders were the best way. however we often noticed that we could take the sea only by adjusting main sail and jib without using rudders, even with 1.5 m waves. I do not like L foils , too much torsion in higth speed , T shape much more balanced . p.s.: Im wery wery happy about Martin and Charlie work around foilingboat tests , this make more clear many things , hope you go on mates . regards . Michele
  3. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    It would be nice to see pictures and moovies of this event. Have a good fun mates.
  4. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    Fantastic, this is really a great and fun thing. Great work Charlie. Thank you for having developed this system. This boat never ceases to amaze me.
  5. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    Hi Charlie . RED seems good .
  6. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    Well done Charlie . Seem that it work wery well now .
  7. ita 16

    A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    The ""question"" was, why have 2 different boat that they can fly both , on same class ?
  8. ita 16

    A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    Bim was close ryght , but now the brand restart production in france , Bim France will bourn in France in september .
  9. ita 16

    A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    If many sailor do not like foiling but prefer classic A why use rules that allow foiling also with c boards ?. Better make rules like UACC classic A cat .
  10. ita 16

    A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    I remember tha Winglets arent legal in A cat Classic Association in Italy and France , this because the boat can not fly without winglets.
  11. ita 16

    A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    Landi use or not rudders with foils ?
  12. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat Como Lake , only 6 knots wind , fly without jib.
  13. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat Vincenzo make foiling gibe at first S9 Class rece 2018 session . 7 S9 come to thist firsth event , Vincenzo have also win in real time on a same race against A cat , f18 , wind was gusty 8 to 15 Knods . We are all happy for performance results.
  14. ita 16

    14' Stunt S9 Foiling Cat

    Fly tack Fly . Easy foiling upwind on S9
  15. ita 16

    Bucket List

    There is a slightly higher percentage of drag, but with this system of foils you can keep the maximum speed constant so get an excellent VMG. With this small S9 we have reached 25 knots speed. When flying at high speeds, the apparent wind is greath , so there are no lateral lift on sails, therefore consequently also little lateral lift and turbulence on vertical profiles immersed.