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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...


    America’s Cup makes changes to improve safety following death

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:23pm by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... with hard “wing” sails and hydrofoils that can cruise at close to 80kph.  The course this year tracks the San Francisco Bay shoreline, and the competition was designed to be far more spectator- ...

  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 ...

  7. Orienteering winners PCCW jump for joy at the Macau Tower

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... they went to Macau by hydrofoil and continued the search in the historical streets and avenues, before finally crossing the finish line at the Macau Tower. The Hong Kong and Macau O! Day is aimed ...

  8. HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge offers a poor transport alternative

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hydrofoil services, which already have direct connections from Macau to Kowloon and Central in less than one hour. Can the bridge still be justified on a highway-only basis? If the bridge planners ...

  9. SJM surges to record close on positive ratings

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Hongkong Macao Hydrofoil, 42.6 per cent owned by Shun Tak. The new contract took effect yesterday and expires in May 2014, an announcement in the official gazette said. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Keeping it sweet

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Lara Brunt

    ... are well connected by ferry, jet boat and hydrofoil. Avoid driving the traffic-clogged SS163 coastal road in peak season (July and August).   ...




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