Gurit Forum

Gurit Forum (June 28th to 30th)

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Gurit Forum Program (morning from 9:00 to 13:00)

Thursday, June 28th Friday, June 29th Saturday, June 30th
Amanda Van Santen (RYA)
Foiling courses

Peter Stephinson
Aftermarket foiling kits

Andrew McDougall (Foilz company)
Next generation foiling kits

Andreas Konietzny
Automatic foil control with RC-Multihulls, Mini 40

Bruno Giuntoli
Moth sustainable design competition

Bobby Kleinschmit (ETNZ)
Last and next AC boats

JP Dick
Easy to Fly

Eric Monin
Gonet monohull

JP THiers (Airbus)
Electronic foil control

Raphael Gerard, Design Engineer
The upper end of the foiling spectrum

Oliver Gluck
Design competition (Gurit + Torqeedo)

Guillaume Verdier Architecture Navale
The foiling boat for disabled sailors launched

Oliver Gluck (Torqeedo)
Racing sailing with integrated electric motor and battery solutions

Edoardo Bianchi (Persico Marine)
The evolution of foils in AC projects

Sofya Zamolina
Befoil, new foiling catamaran for sailing schools

Mario De Miranda
Italian designer of hydrofoil boat in the 70’s

Aurelio Proserpio (P Boats)
The 10ft pocket foiler designed by Hugh Welbourn

Sarah Allan
Safety at events

Gregoire Chomette and Thomas Vontschammer (EPFL)
Foil optimization by machine learning

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Another key element of Foiling Week is the Gurit Forum, that will be run in the morning. It will touch upon topics like accessibility, safety and sustainability, as well as discussions on the latest AC designs and production boats. Several AC designers such as Bobby Kleinschmit from ETNZ , designer and manufacturers of new projects such as Alex Udin from Phantom International and Aurelio Proserpio with the new 10ft Pocket Foiler dinghy designed by Hugh Welburn, inventor of DSS will again be in attendance at the forum.
Jean-Loup THIERS, SJet Project Leader of AIRBUS will show a presentation on electronic stability control.
Projects by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Instituts Universitaires de Technologie (IUT) will be presented by professors and students. The launch of 2 design competitions will be announced and Guillaume Verdier will present a fund-raising project.

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