Remember back in 2009 when our Canadian pals turned a C-Class Cat into a full foiler? It was either the greatest head fake in Little America’s Cup history or a genuine experiment, but either way, Off Yer Rocker was never able to show any real speed, and the T-foils were scrapped in favor of regular curved blades.
Fast forward to the 2013 Little AC, and have a look at Franck Cammas training on the modified foiling Martin Fischer-designed F-18 Phantom. Given the absolute foil secrecy behind some of the teams and the foil-immersion we’re all experiencing with the big AC, does anyone think the next Little America’s Cup will be a low-riding one? More info from Alex at Sail Innovation here.