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  1. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Luna Rossa cruises to win over Artemis

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 11:08am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... the catamarans past the long-shuttered Alcatraz Island prison. Luna Rossa easily stretched its lead as Artemis struggled, getting onto its hydrofoils in winds that were lighter than Tuesday’s contest. ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    Sailing on air

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... Foil is the nautical vernacular for hydrofoil, and it means, in this case, that these catamarans are able to sail- at least downwind- with both hulls out of the water. Live or on a screen, ... to sailing. Recreational hydrofoiling multihulls have been produced commercially since the 1990s, and the increasingly popular International Moth Class features small, lightweight, highly manoeuvrable ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Artemis in new bid for America's Cup glory

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... over the hi-tech yachts that lift out of the water on hydrofoils and sail at speeds of up to 80km/h. Simpson had acknowledged worries about the new generation of catamarans. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Team New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa by more than 5 mins in pre-America's Cup race

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... catamaran rose up on hydrofoils and the rout was on. The Kiwis had finished and were doing a fly-by of America's Cup Park on Piers 27-29 when the Italians were still approaching the sixth ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - YACTHING

    America’s Cup teams on board despite fatal accident

    Posted May 15th 2013, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... Francisco Bay.” The AC72 boats in the America’s Cup have been described by event organisers as “speedsters” powered by 130-foot (39.6-meter) tall wing sails and with the ability to hydrofoil ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - YACHTING

    One dead after America’s Cup boat capsizes

    Posted May 10th 2013, 09:01am by Agence France-Presse in San Francisco

    ... by 39.6-metre tall wing sails and with the ability to hydrofoil – essentially rise out of the water to reduce drag. They can reach top speeds in excess of twice the windspeed, and place strenuous ...



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