Wingsail Opti taken for a cruise

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(Source:ORACLE Racing) The wingsail Optimist was given a spin last weekend by New Zealand national champ Leonard Takahashi-Fry in a photoshoot for Japanese journalist Yoichi Yabe of Kazi Magazine. Takahashi-Fry absolutely dominated the regatta, winning six of the 12 races scored and placing 2nd another five times. His father is Robert Fry, a member of  … Read more

Falling Stars

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Photo:Sander-van-der-Borch-DeltaLloydRegatta2011 Photo:Sander-van-der-Borch-DeltaLloydRegatta2011 The Star medal race was sailed with only eight boats. The british team of Percy/Simpson and Polish Grabowski//Lesinki had broke their mast in the morning race and could not start the medal race at the Delta Lloyd Regatta.

A Wing Sail for Mirabaud LX

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Geneva, Switzerland: Geneva-based sailor and designer Thomas Jundt plans to develop a wing mast for his foiling monohull, Mirabaud LX. Since the radical boat hit the water in April 2008, Mirabaud LX has undergone constant improvement including new floats, sails, foils and continuous fine-tuning to the structure in general. Thomas Jundt, Antoine Ravonel and Eric  … Read more