a busy winter for the DSS

Following the launch of Foiled! the team converted many once skeptics into firm believers.  With every sail guests on the Infiniti 36GT  saw the true potential of the system to work on much larger yachts.  Despite these positive endorsements the team lead by Gordon Kay and Hugh Welbourn tested the system rigorously over the winter months. Fiber optic cables were attached to the foil in order to measure stress and then sent out sailing in southern ocean like conditions.  Despite the large seas, 30+ knots of breeze and occasional snow flurries the boat exceeded expectations.  Despite these results from the Infiniti 36GT proving her exceptional performance the team also spent numerous days in the UK tank testing the DSS system for the application on yachts more than twice the size.

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