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Foiling Feeds the Mid-Life Crisis

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When the America’s Cup moved to multihulls, the sight of 72-foot boats foiling on bits of carbon opened the imagination of designers to create more marketable options with foiling technology. Morrelli & Melvin, who helped Team New Zealand get airborne, designed the Nacra 20C FCS as one of the new options.

When John Sangmeister isn’t tending to Gladstone’s Long Beach, a favorite Southern California restaurant of Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck, or preparing his chartered Santa Cruz 70 for the 2015 Transpac Race, he is seen flying about in his Nacra 20C FCS. Here he chatted with Craig about his recent acquisition…

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Moth Worlds becoming mini America’s Cup

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The Mornington Peninsula in the Australian State of Victoria will be the setting for the 2015 Moth World Championship on January 9-16, with field littered with Olympic medals and America’s Cup competitors coming to the iconic Sorrento Sailing and Couta Boat Club to sail on the southern stretches of Melbourne’s Port Phillip. – See more at: http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2014/10/27/moth-worlds-becoming-mini-americas-cup/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook#sthash.I3sBIn4R.dpuf

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