18 January 2014

Flying Phantom sailing video

Flying Phantom One design from Jeremie Eloy/ Wanaii Films on Vimeo.
Flying Phantom One Design January Sailing Session
After three years of research and development, the Flying Phantom is world’s first series foiler catamaran thanks to the combination of L-shaped foils and T-shaped rudders.
Sailing session with Gurvan Bontemps and Benjamin Amiot between Saint Lunaire and Saint Malo - Brittany - France.
"Foiling cats are the future of our Sport"
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