Apr 22, 2014

Hagara & Steinacher: Tornado Legends Flying the Phantom

Nice to see these two powering up the FP, they will keep sailing till they are 90! just like their Tornado pal Santi Lange, currently 53 and racing N17 at Hyeres. //
Sent by Alex Udin. - Flying Phantom testing with two times gold medalists
"Twice gold medalists and members of the Red Bull Extreme Sailing Team, Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher came to Brittany, St Lunaire, birthplace of Phantom International, for two days of epic sailing accompanied by the new upcoming contender Austrian helmsman Thomas Zajac.

The two world-renowned sailors and  Red Bull Youth America's Cup  sports Directors enjoyed both sportive conditions with a strong off shore breeze and gusts of up to 25 knots on the first day followed by calmer weather with moderate sea on the second day, which still gave them the chance of experiencing high speed


Roman Hagara and Hans Peter Steinacher were delighted to experience first hand the first foiling production catamaran, which gave them unique and new sensations as well as giving them the opportunity to sail on one of France’s most beautiful bay in Brittany.

The sailors were able to start flying at 6,5 knots winds and triple the wind speed, just after a few minutes onboard, the Flying Phantom is capable of fully foiling above water in a very steady manner even in moderate sea.
With 40 boats all ready sold to customers all around the world, Phantom International is looking forwards to welcome other sailing stars during the next few weeks whilst preparing for their next big event the Eurocat Long Distance Race in Carnac, France."

Alex Udin

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