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With Persico standing behind these carefully tested one design foilers and Santi Lange standing behind training up their young crews, grand prix foiling really did just get much more accessible

The 69F Youth Foiling Gold Cup creates a pathway for young sailors who aspire one day to race in the America’s Cup. While the AC75s look like they’ve splashed down from another planet, the Persico 69F is an accessible, affordable three-person foiler that helps to bridge that huge technology and performance gap.

The Youth Foiling Gold Cup is aimed at under-25 sailors who want to step up to the challenges of highspeed foiling, and it takes place over four events during 2021 which conclude with Cagliari, Sardinia in early November. However, the YFGC is only one part of a much bigger project. Read on.