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New Foiling Vampire Catamaran Hits 30–knots Downwind

14th March 2016
The British foiling Vampire catamaran has already reached 30–knots. See video below. The British foiling Vampire catamaran has already reached 30–knots. See video below. Photo: Videograb: Vampire Project

With an aim to make a mark on the future of foiling sailing, the British foiling Vampire catamaran project has already reached peak speeds downwind of 30–knots.

The project is a collaboration between catamaran sailor William Sunnucks and boat builder Graham Eeles to develop a new breed of foiling catamaran in Brightlingsea Essex. The design, they say, is based on the the International Moth foil design which is quite different to the America's Cup line of development.

 

 

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