SailNet Community - View Single Post - Another America’s Cup entry destroyed
View Single Post
post #364 of Old 06-14-2013
SchockT
Senior Member
 
SchockT's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North Vancouver, BC
Posts: 1,428
Thanks: 1
Thanked 27 Times in 25 Posts
Rep Power: 4
 
Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

Quote:
Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
I'm an admitted cynic on these 72s. That said, what is so new here? Cats, wings, foils? All been around for some time. It's only the boat on steroids that seems new.

Also, what controls pitch on these things when they're doing 40 kts?
What's new is that all 3 of those things are combined on one boat, and then super sized.

The rules prohibit moveable control surfaces on the dagger boards and rudders, so instead the entire dagger board can be moved side to side and fore and aft.

1979 Santana 30 Tall Rig
Hull#101
SchockT is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome