First there was moth. Then AC72. Then C-Cat. Then there was GC32, then SL33, FP, FCS20, Stiletto, that orange scow thing, and the hits keep on coming. What do they all have in common? You aren’t going to race across the ocean in one.
That changes today, because the first ocean-ready racing foiler is now flying (with apologies to the floating museum that is Hydroptère). Spend a minute with the modified Mod70 Edmond de Rothschild with L-foil and T-ruddered joy in her first-flight video above to see what’s coming, and if you like this, just wait til you see the 105′ foiling singlehanded Macif and the even more extreme Banque Populaire behind her in a few months.