C A R A F I N O 2014 wrote:I see 60% of the board out of the water. So what do you need that part of the board for?
coleman wrote:the volume in the nose of the race board is what allows the board to pound over the chop at high speed. it provides stability and i am certain it is essential. without there would certainly be a loss of control.
The new trend is pointing to that direction of the new raceboard design what Carafino is talking about.davesails7 wrote:The description of the design philosophy of this raceboard doesn't make sense to me. It jumps back and forth between catamarans, planing hulls, to displacement hulls. A lot of talk about a wave piercing bow, but the nose of the board in the picture is flat, not pointy? Also, how can it be designed to pierce through waves and also create large amounts of lift to lift the nose up over waves?
Hydro Phil wrote:Hi Hawaiis,
I really appeciate your wooden foil. Real aloha spirit
By the way, what do we obtain when the orangutan skips the sailboat ?
Something like this ? A monohull climbing to the trees ?
Bradn wrote:similar principle for the moths - they could chuck on larger foils and get up really early but it is more efficient to use smaller foils and in super light wind, just stay off the foils.
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