Isaf has invited MNAs to select and send their crews to participate on the trials at Santander. AHPC is ready and Nacra will send their projectS too. Waiting for Gunnar's replies on his interview to know more about their boats to be presented.
I guess obviously the Nacra F16, the Infusion F18 OD and something to match the Phantom project.
Request for Proposal of Equipment for the 2016 Olympic Two-Person Mixed Gender Multihull
(a)The proposed equipment should highlight the following:
i)athletically challenging to the elite sailors of the world
ii)have visual appeal for spectators, media and sailors
iii)be equipment that avoids unnecessary or excessive costs.
iv)it is desired that the sailors combined weight will be within the 120-140 kg range
v)the equipment should not cause a measurement burden on an event organizer.
(b)The proposed equipment evaluation will include the following:
Setting and dousing the gennaker
General steering characteristics (course keeping, helm balance)
Divisions of tasks load for manoeuvres between skipper and crew; does the arrangement work for the tasks?
Funding Completed! For Yvan Bourgnon's Round the World Beachcat Adventure http://www.catsailingnews.com/2014/10/beachcat-round-world-help-funding-yvan.html