The countdown is on as the teams prepare to take to the water for the second Act of the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ in China's Olympic Sailing City, Qingdao, for the "Mazarin Cup", run in conjunction with Mazarin Qingdao Shipyard Co.
The GC32 Racing Tour and Sirius Events continue to break new ground in Mediterranean regatta organisation. For the last four years Sirius Events has run Marseille One Design, the event for flying boats that traditionally concludes the annual GC32 Racing Tour.
Summer is near in the Northern Hemisphere, everyone is back on the water. How about going foiling this year? Foil sailing is becoming more common and more accessible. It is not the future of sailing anymore, it is all happening now! Foils are everywhere : windsurfs, kitesurfs, catamarans, and even Optimists.
Graphene and hydrofoils gives optimist dinghy superpowers. Students and researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and SSPA Sweden has designed and developed an optimist dinghy with supreme capabilities.