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Doug Lord

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Foiling Windsurfers

Today, 02:04 AM

From Scuttlebutt tonight:  


Quant 23 Foiling Keelboat--European Yacht of the Year Award

Today, 01:06 AM

Pretty cool stuff:
 
Toby Hodges of YachtingWorld:
Category: Special Yacht
 
Nominees: Bente 24, Corsair Plus 600, Far East 28R, Farr 280
 
Quant 23 – European Yacht of the Year 2015/16 winner
 
Hodges says:
I can’t remember ever seeing our jury so excited about sailing a boat before! Here is a design that promises much but somehow delivers even more. Even if you didn’t even fit the foils you’d still have a blast on this super-fresh sportsboat – a lake sailer that ensures scows continue to have cult status.
Add Hugh Welbourn’s Dynamic Stability System and you have a sportsboat on steroids, a craft that puts serious fun back into sailing, and makes foiling approachable.
The Quant shows exactly why we created the ‘Special Yacht’ category
 
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Kitefoiler Instruction

09 February 2016 - 04:03 PM

There is nothing, absolutely nothing whatsoever ,here.......


Kitefoiler Instruction

09 February 2016 - 04:03 PM

From The Foiling Week: http://www.foilingwe...2/learn-to-fly/


Replacement for Lithium Batteries

09 February 2016 - 01:53 AM

For drones and radio control Test Models, this power source may replace lithium batteries in the not too distant future: http://www.gizmag.co....l-drone/41718/