Monday, August 10, 2015

Foiling MOD70

Edmond de Rothschild, the first foiling MOD70, has shown her paces in sailing trials off Lorient . (See video link below*) The MOD70 class is a One Design 70ft ocean racing trimaran that can reach speeds of 40 knots plus. Who knows what speed a foiling MOD70 might achieve? This awesome flying machine makes my mind boggle. You would think she was completely symmetrical, but she has an ‘L’ – shaped foil to port and a ‘C’ – shaped one to starboard.


*First Foiling MOD70


MOD 70’ Trimarans (Published in May, 2010)

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