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The perfect foil

Innovation-packed 43-metre Canova was custom-built to go round the world. Roger Lean-Vercoe takes the helm

The perfect foil

The perfect foil

Innovation-packed 43-metre Canova was custom-built to go round the world. Roger Lean-Vercoe takes the helm

Sailing with Canova

Sailing with Canova

In the middle of February, just before any of us had realised how serious the Corona virus outbreak was becoming, Roger and I were invited to sail aboard Canova by its owner, Dario Segre. Canova is a 43 metre

Sur le Léman, pas de régates mais de l’innovation

Sur le Léman, pas de régates mais de l’innovation

L’annulation des événements véliques du mois de juin n’a pas limité les ardeurs de passionnés avides de technologie, à l’image de Thomas Jundt, qui vient de mettre à l’eau son flambant neuf QFX, probable nouvelle coqueluche du Léman

DSS goes Cableless

DSS goes Cableless

The creative talents of Infiniti Yachts and Doyle Sails – between them responsible for two of the biggest breakthroughs in modern performance yachting – have joined forces to produce something more than special

DSS, a short history

DSS, a short history

Leading British yacht designer Hugh Welbourn first contemplated the fitting of foils that create lift on the leeward side of a yacht when he sailed around the world doublehanded with the first Whitbread Round the World Race in 1973-4.

Superyacht with Wings

Superyacht with Wings

By now it is a known fact: the deployment of foils, hydrofoils or immersed wings is currently revolutionizing the sailing yachts’ world and more generally small sailing craft as well. We’re not just talking about foils that allow boats to rise off the water and to ‘fly’, much in the same way as competition models taking part in America’s Cup races and more. We’re talking about those foils that are ‘hidden’ below the water and change performance notably while avoiding the dangers related to ‘flying’!

Team Effort

Team Effort

When Baltic Yachts set out to build the world’s first DSS-foiling superyacht for a visionary client, it was a journey into the unknown. DSS had never been used on a yacht of anywhere near this size, or power.

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

An impressive package of new technology used in Baltic Yachts’ latest carbon composite performance cruising yacht will make her a genuinely remarkable project, underlining the company’s position as the world’s leading builder of super-sailing yachts. Ground-breaking features • Performance enhancing Dynamic Stability System (DSS) sliding foil • DSS foil reduces heel and pitching = more comfort • Powerful diesel electric drive train and generating system • Reduction in reliance on hydraulics •

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has entered into agreement with world renowned boatbuilder, McConaghy Boat, to build its Dynamic Stability System (DSS)-equipped Infiniti 46 and Infiniti 53 semi-custom racing yachts. “It is a great pleasure to be working with one of the world’s foremost racing yacht builders,” said Infiniti Yachts CEO, Gordon Kay, of the new arrangement. “McConaghy Boats has great experience building boats to the highest level and of fitting DSS to Wild Oats XI; we know thatrnn

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

nrnThe Quant 23 – the world’s first foiling keelboat – has won the Yachting World’s European Boat of the Year award (Special Yachts). “This Scow-like Swiss sportsboat uses the Dynamic Stability System, a retractable hydrofoil designed by Hugh Welbourn. This latest DSS version employed here not only provides extra righting moment, but extra vertical lift beneath the boat too – so in combination with a T-foil rudder it enables the Quant to fly.” Read more at Yachting Worldrnn

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Infiniti Yachts

The Infiniti 52 - breaking new ground.Both Doyle Sails and Infiniti Yachts share a similar passion for redefining boundaries and are arguably responsible for two of the biggest breakthroughs in modern performance yachting.
Seahorse Sailing Magazine looks at the Infiniti 52, the first modern race yacht that will be designed, engineered and built to take full advantage of the Doyle Sails Cableless Technology. Built around a highly efficient, single transverse DSS foil, providing proven performance but without the cost of more complex foil solutions.

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