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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

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS) have entered into an agreement with Farr Yacht Design to design the new Infiniti 53 racing yacht. Design work and preparation of builder quote packages and pricing for the yacht is proceeding quickly to be ready for a construction start this autumn. The partnership will significantly advance the performance of yachts in the mid-50ft range. The Infiniti 53, equipped with DSS technology, will be uniquely positioned to provide exceptional

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground – again

Dynamic Stability System (DSS) is pleased to unveil the Quant23, which after its first preliminary sea trials in Cowes last week has proved itself to be one of its first – if not THE first – fully foiling keel boat.   Designer Hugh Welbourn has spent more than 10...

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

nrnDaylight appears beneath the prototype Quant23’s hull. Photo ©: Michael Aeppli / QuantBoats Dynamic Stability System (DSS) is pleased to unveil the Quant23, which after its first preliminary sea trials in Cowes last week has proved itself to be one of its first – if not THE first – fully foiling keel boat. Designer Hugh Welbourn has spent more than 10 years developing the patented DSS, which comprises a retractable hydrofoil that is deployed to leeward on a yacht. The foil provides vertical liftrnn

DSS to revolutionise IMOCA 60s, both new and old

Dynamic Stability Systems welcomes this week’s decision by IMOCA to place no further restrictions on its class rule. This permits both the six new IMOCA 60s currently under construction, as well as the existing fleet, to be fitted with the lateral lifting foils which...

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

The adoption of foils in the 34th America’s Cup transformed the event. It’s hard to imagine anything more captivating than high-speed 72 footers racing at close quarters while literally ‘flying’.

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

The adoption of foils in the 34th America’s Cup transformed the event. It’s hard to imagine anything more captivating than high-speed 72 footers racing at close quarters while literally ‘flying’. So how can you make your own sailing more exhilarating? Even going half that speed would satisfy most, but unless you’re agile enough for a Moth, or have the space or money for a multihull, what options are left?

DSS foil helps Wild Oats XI to seventh Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours

 Infiniti Yachts Ltd wishes to congratulate Bob Oatley’s Wild Oats XI team for its record-levelling seventh line honours victory in the 2013 Rolex Sydney Hobart Press release issued on 29/12/2013 DSS foil powers Wild Oats XI to 7th Rolex Sydney Hobart line honours...

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Wild Joe is lying in second place in Class 1 Rolex Middle Sea Race . Gordon Kay of Infiniti Yachts who is racing onboard the DSS optimised Wild Joe reported in at 1330 CEST:

“We’ve just rounded Stromboli , cracking sheets to Trapani. We had a very good, interesting day yesterday....We’ve just the VO70 in front of us , so plenty to do but a good race so far.”

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Great images of the start in Valletta this morning. Wild Joe in Class 1 jostled for a premium position at the front of her class.

#InfinitiYachts #infinitidss #doylesails #rmsr2020ALL CLEAR!!

Images from the start of the 41st edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race. 🤩

Even with a reduced fleet, half the size of recent years, it was hard to not get sucked into the emotion and atmosphere of today’s Rolex Middle Sea Race start. The 41st edition got underway, as planned, on schedule and, most importantly, all clear.

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We love to hear how much Wild Joe owner Marton Jozsa is enjoying racing his DSS optimised boat.

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