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#1 MarkMT

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 05:06 AM

Interesting to see how different American Magic's foil design is from TNZ... via Sail-World https://www.sail-wor...-sailing-images

 

More images here: https://farevela.net...ac75-americano/

 

 

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#2 chariot

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 10:02 AM

Looks like a modified 12m keels.


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 01:43 PM

Haha, did Ben Lexcen design those?


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:05 PM

I would say those foils are just training ones with extra weight added in the form of the bulbs to stop it from capsizing.
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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:24 PM

Yeah, seems likely. 

IIRC the foil arms to be used are standard across the teams, so does that mean the foil main arm only then, or the T foil arms?

I guess you can practice/learn with whatever, but you need to use the supplied ones for the racing?


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Posted 15 September 2019 - 07:55 PM

Kelp harvesting?

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Posted 15 September 2019 - 10:52 PM

I thought all the foils were one class, made in Italy, but the boats were open?

AM is quite a flatter cross section amidships. No low speed foil assist bulge?

Perhaps boat 2 will get preggers.

Or ETNZ visa versa.


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#8 Veladare

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Posted 16 September 2019 - 09:52 AM

Foil arms yes, but appendages attached to them no
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Posted 16 September 2019 - 07:42 PM

I know there is a limit on the number of foils that can be used (6 ?) and a sand box shape that they must fall within, but is there anything to prevent articulating the wing on the end of the foil arm.
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Posted 17 September 2019 - 01:16 AM

The class rule refers to "foil flaps" that are apparently connected to the foil wing and are moveable. https://drive.google...pzVB9PM96w/view

 

As far as I can see, the foils we've seen so far don't have them, so I guess there's stuff still under wraps.


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