METSTRADE Connect
Thursday, 10 December 2020

TechTalk: Foiling | Construction Material Pavilion

In partnership with Simonetta Pegorari & Aaron Porter 

Moderator: Aaron Porter is Editor at Professional BoatBuilder Magazine 
Speakers: Luigi Francesco Minerva (Senior project manager Division Yachts  MARIN), Mark Kelvin Sommerville (General Manager at Persico Marine), Lionel Tourtour (Area Sales Manager South Europe, Maghreb and Turkey at SAERTEX) 

Flying on the water: the technology of foils 

Experimental and application areas from the world of foiling, in-depth analysis and debate on the evolutions of recent years. The technology of foils, which dates back to the 1950s but which became widely known in the media after the companies of the Hydroptère  trimaran and the last America's Cup, has undergone great development. But are you sure you know how "foiling" navigation really works? This event seeked to share up-to-date information on material developments and applications where performance is an issue. 

This session is brought to you by: 
Headline sponsor: Raymarine 
Platinum sponsors: Cummins, FPT Powertrain Technologies, KOHLER 
Gold Sponsors: Melita Marine Group, Pon Power, SavageLightning, Volvo Penta, VYVA Fabrics 
Silver sponsors: DIAB, Dockmate, Eastman, epe, Gurit, KVH, LG Business Solutions, LUMISHORE, SPRADLING, Veratron Marine

 

 

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