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New Foiling Catamaran Is ‘Easy To Fly’

1st July 2017
Easy To Fly is a new foiling multihull from Jean-Pierre Dick and Guillaume Verdier Easy To Fly is a new foiling multihull from Jean-Pierre Dick and Guillaume Verdier Credit: Y Zedda/AbsoluteDreamer

#Foiling - Orders are flying in for a new design foiling catamaran, according to its French makers.

Easy to Fly is the brainchild of solo sailor Jean-Pierre Dick, who placed fourth in the most recent Vendée Globe, and Guillaume Verdier, designer behind the new foiling One Design monohull chosen for future editions of the Volvo Ocean Race.

The 26ft multihull is designed to fly safely from a wind speed of 8 knots with three people on board — and is likely to be a future fixture on a French sailing scene that’s fully embraced foilingfoiling as a discipline.

Launched in September 2016, sales for Easy to Fly are up to six across Europe — including one to England, to the team behind the Open7.50 Cool Runnings, who will take delivery of their boat next week.

Foiling is in right now. And with Olympic hero Annalise Murphy leading the Irish charge in the relatively new class, there’s never been a better time to get on board and get flying on foils.

Visit www.EasyToFly.fr for more.

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MacDara Conroy

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