When it comes to sailing innovation and technology continues to play a major role.
With the kind of boats that are designed and launched competition rules are defined according to the capabilities of such vessels. From the canoes of traditional times to modern foiling catamarans, every kind of sailing vessel defines the kind of sailing experience one will have. And competitive sailing in turn defines rules and format of competitions around the capabilities of the vessels.
Foiling is all the rage now, even it being included in the Olympic Games as was witnessed in the last series in 2016. Foiling indeed has made remarkable progress and made sailing a fast paced and thrilling sport to watch. For sailors it means a lot of muscle power and fast maneuvering techniques to keep up to boat capabilities which can cover the distance on water at incredible speed, often leading to close competitions and crashes even between boats. Many are very enthusiastic about the modern foiling boat designs and technology. (more…)