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DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

An impressive package of new technology used in Baltic Yachts’ latest carbon composite performance cruising yacht will make her a genuinely remarkable project, underlining the company’s position as the world’s leading builder of super-sailing yachts. Ground-breaking features • Performance enhancing Dynamic Stability System (DSS) sliding foil • DSS foil reduces heel and pitching = more comfort • Powerful diesel electric drive train and generating system • Reduction in reliance on hydraulics •

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

An impressive package of new technology used in Baltic Yachts’ latest carbon composite performance cruising yacht will make her a genuinely remarkable project, underlining the company’s position as the world’s leading builder of super-sailing yachts. Ground-breaking features • Performance enhancing Dynamic Stability System (DSS) sliding foil • DSS foil reduces heel and pitching = more comfort • Powerful diesel electric drive train and generating system • Reduction in reliance on hydraulics •

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has announced the Infiniti 56C designed by Farr Yacht Design, the first performance blue water cruiser in the market which will reap the benefits of Dynamic Stability Systems foils. Following its success in the racing world and recent acceptance in the superyacht market it is now available for performance cruising.“The Infiniti 56C redefines the performance cruising market,” said Britton Ward, vice president and senior naval architect at Farr Yacht Design. “We havernn

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

nrnFollowing a challenging race of over 3000nm the Infiniti 46 has again proved her pedigree by arriving ahead of much larger yachts, in a tough race with weather conditions that were far from the classic trade winds expected. A complex weather pattern meant that upwind sailing, negotiating several fronts, was the fastest way to get to the elusive trade winds, providing an excellent test of the all-round capabilities of the Infiniti 46. © RORC/Arthur Daniel Founder of Infiniti Yachts, Gordon Kay,rnn

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

nrnIn the evening of the 25th October the Infiniti 46 “Maverick” crossed the finish line in Valetta at the end of a gruelling Rolex Middle Sea Race, securing 1st place in IRC1, 2nd overall in ORC and 3rd overall in IRC.With so much of the race in upwind conditions that were not expected to favour the lightweight flyer and her Dynamic Stability Systems foils, the expectations of the team were modest at the outset of the race. However with one of the smallest crews in the 112 boat fleet and oftenrnn

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

nrnIn perfect conditions off the idyllic St. Tropez coast, the first Infiniti 46 has successfully completed her preliminary sea trials.The trials included structural tests and running the main systems, including the canting keel, canard, the unique steering system and DSS foils. Additionally the initial mast tune and calibration was carried out, and some of the sail wardrobe tested. So far all tests have been passed with flying colours as the Infiniti 46 matches or exceeds expectations in everyrnn

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

nrnFarr Yacht Sales has been named by Infiniti Yachts as the exclusive agent for the Infiniti 46 R and Infiniti 53 in the Americas, the UK and Ireland. Both yachts will be built by McConaghy Boats and feature Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS). Adding FYS as an exclusive agent for the Farr-designed Infiniti 53 gives potential buyers a number of advantages – the experience and knowledge of FYS and the close relationship with FYD. Buyers have access to details, drawings, naval architects and engineersrnn

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has entered into agreement with world renowned boatbuilder, McConaghy Boat, to build its Dynamic Stability System (DSS)-equipped Infiniti 46 and Infiniti 53 semi-custom racing yachts. “It is a great pleasure to be working with one of the world’s foremost racing yacht builders,” said Infiniti Yachts CEO, Gordon Kay, of the new arrangement. “McConaghy Boats has great experience building boats to the highest level and of fitting DSS to Wild Oats XI; we know thatrnn

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS) have entered into an agreement with Farr Yacht Design to design the new Infiniti 53 racing yacht. Design work and preparation of builder quote packages and pricing for the yacht is proceeding quickly to be ready for a construction start this autumn. The partnership will significantly advance the performance of yachts in the mid-50ft range. The Infiniti 53, equipped with DSS technology, will be uniquely positioned to provide exceptional

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

nrnDaylight appears beneath the prototype Quant23’s hull. Photo ©: Michael Aeppli / QuantBoats Dynamic Stability System (DSS) is pleased to unveil the Quant23, which after its first preliminary sea trials in Cowes last week has proved itself to be one of its first – if not THE first – fully foiling keel boat. Designer Hugh Welbourn has spent more than 10 years developing the patented DSS, which comprises a retractable hydrofoil that is deployed to leeward on a yacht. The foil provides vertical liftrnn

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

An impressive package of new technology used in Baltic Yachts’ latest carbon composite performance cruising yacht will make her a genuinely remarkable project, underlining the company’s position as the world’s leading builder of super-sailing yachts. Ground-breaking features • Performance enhancing Dynamic Stability System (DSS) sliding foil • DSS foil reduces heel and pitching = more comfort • Powerful diesel electric drive train and generating system • Reduction in reliance on hydraulics •

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has announced the Infiniti 56C designed by Farr Yacht Design, the first performance blue water cruiser in the market which will reap the benefits of Dynamic Stability Systems foils. Following its success in the racing world and recent acceptance in the superyacht market it is now available for performance cruising.“The Infiniti 56C redefines the performance cruising market,” said Britton Ward, vice president and senior naval architect at Farr Yacht Design. “We havernn

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

nrnFollowing a challenging race of over 3000nm the Infiniti 46 has again proved her pedigree by arriving ahead of much larger yachts, in a tough race with weather conditions that were far from the classic trade winds expected. A complex weather pattern meant that upwind sailing, negotiating several fronts, was the fastest way to get to the elusive trade winds, providing an excellent test of the all-round capabilities of the Infiniti 46. © RORC/Arthur Daniel Founder of Infiniti Yachts, Gordon Kay,rnn

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

nrnIn the evening of the 25th October the Infiniti 46 “Maverick” crossed the finish line in Valetta at the end of a gruelling Rolex Middle Sea Race, securing 1st place in IRC1, 2nd overall in ORC and 3rd overall in IRC.With so much of the race in upwind conditions that were not expected to favour the lightweight flyer and her Dynamic Stability Systems foils, the expectations of the team were modest at the outset of the race. However with one of the smallest crews in the 112 boat fleet and oftenrnn

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

nrnIn perfect conditions off the idyllic St. Tropez coast, the first Infiniti 46 has successfully completed her preliminary sea trials.The trials included structural tests and running the main systems, including the canting keel, canard, the unique steering system and DSS foils. Additionally the initial mast tune and calibration was carried out, and some of the sail wardrobe tested. So far all tests have been passed with flying colours as the Infiniti 46 matches or exceeds expectations in everyrnn

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

nrnFarr Yacht Sales has been named by Infiniti Yachts as the exclusive agent for the Infiniti 46 R and Infiniti 53 in the Americas, the UK and Ireland. Both yachts will be built by McConaghy Boats and feature Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS). Adding FYS as an exclusive agent for the Farr-designed Infiniti 53 gives potential buyers a number of advantages – the experience and knowledge of FYS and the close relationship with FYD. Buyers have access to details, drawings, naval architects and engineersrnn

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has entered into agreement with world renowned boatbuilder, McConaghy Boat, to build its Dynamic Stability System (DSS)-equipped Infiniti 46 and Infiniti 53 semi-custom racing yachts. “It is a great pleasure to be working with one of the world’s foremost racing yacht builders,” said Infiniti Yachts CEO, Gordon Kay, of the new arrangement. “McConaghy Boats has great experience building boats to the highest level and of fitting DSS to Wild Oats XI; we know thatrnn

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS) have entered into an agreement with Farr Yacht Design to design the new Infiniti 53 racing yacht. Design work and preparation of builder quote packages and pricing for the yacht is proceeding quickly to be ready for a construction start this autumn. The partnership will significantly advance the performance of yachts in the mid-50ft range. The Infiniti 53, equipped with DSS technology, will be uniquely positioned to provide exceptional

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

nrnDaylight appears beneath the prototype Quant23’s hull. Photo ©: Michael Aeppli / QuantBoats Dynamic Stability System (DSS) is pleased to unveil the Quant23, which after its first preliminary sea trials in Cowes last week has proved itself to be one of its first – if not THE first – fully foiling keel boat. Designer Hugh Welbourn has spent more than 10 years developing the patented DSS, which comprises a retractable hydrofoil that is deployed to leeward on a yacht. The foil provides vertical liftrnn

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

DSS FOIL GIVES PERFORMANCE EDGE TO GROUND-BREAKING BALTIC 142 CUSTOM

An impressive package of new technology used in Baltic Yachts’ latest carbon composite performance cruising yacht will make her a genuinely remarkable project, underlining the company’s position as the world’s leading builder of super-sailing yachts. Ground-breaking features • Performance enhancing Dynamic Stability System (DSS) sliding foil • DSS foil reduces heel and pitching = more comfort • Powerful diesel electric drive train and generating system • Reduction in reliance on hydraulics •

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

Infiniti 56C – redefining blue water cruising

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has announced the Infiniti 56C designed by Farr Yacht Design, the first performance blue water cruiser in the market which will reap the benefits of Dynamic Stability Systems foils. Following its success in the racing world and recent acceptance in the superyacht market it is now available for performance cruising.“The Infiniti 56C redefines the performance cruising market,” said Britton Ward, vice president and senior naval architect at Farr Yacht Design. “We havernn

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

Infiniti 46 “Maverick” wins division and achieves 2nd overall in the RORC Transatlantic Race 2016

nrnFollowing a challenging race of over 3000nm the Infiniti 46 has again proved her pedigree by arriving ahead of much larger yachts, in a tough race with weather conditions that were far from the classic trade winds expected. A complex weather pattern meant that upwind sailing, negotiating several fronts, was the fastest way to get to the elusive trade winds, providing an excellent test of the all-round capabilities of the Infiniti 46. © RORC/Arthur Daniel Founder of Infiniti Yachts, Gordon Kay,rnn

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

Infiniti 46R “Maverick” secures podium place in Rolex Middle Sea Race

nrnIn the evening of the 25th October the Infiniti 46 “Maverick” crossed the finish line in Valetta at the end of a gruelling Rolex Middle Sea Race, securing 1st place in IRC1, 2nd overall in ORC and 3rd overall in IRC.With so much of the race in upwind conditions that were not expected to favour the lightweight flyer and her Dynamic Stability Systems foils, the expectations of the team were modest at the outset of the race. However with one of the smallest crews in the 112 boat fleet and oftenrnn

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

Infiniti 46 Completes Preliminary Sea Trials

nrnIn perfect conditions off the idyllic St. Tropez coast, the first Infiniti 46 has successfully completed her preliminary sea trials.The trials included structural tests and running the main systems, including the canting keel, canard, the unique steering system and DSS foils. Additionally the initial mast tune and calibration was carried out, and some of the sail wardrobe tested. So far all tests have been passed with flying colours as the Infiniti 46 matches or exceeds expectations in everyrnn

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

FYS Named Exclusive Agent for Infiniti 53 and 46 R in Americas, UK Ireland

nrnFarr Yacht Sales has been named by Infiniti Yachts as the exclusive agent for the Infiniti 46 R and Infiniti 53 in the Americas, the UK and Ireland. Both yachts will be built by McConaghy Boats and feature Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS). Adding FYS as an exclusive agent for the Farr-designed Infiniti 53 gives potential buyers a number of advantages – the experience and knowledge of FYS and the close relationship with FYD. Buyers have access to details, drawings, naval architects and engineersrnn

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

McConaghy Boats to build high performance Infiniti 46 and 53 DSS race boats

nrnInfiniti Performance Yachts has entered into agreement with world renowned boatbuilder, McConaghy Boat, to build its Dynamic Stability System (DSS)-equipped Infiniti 46 and Infiniti 53 semi-custom racing yachts. “It is a great pleasure to be working with one of the world’s foremost racing yacht builders,” said Infiniti Yachts CEO, Gordon Kay, of the new arrangement. “McConaghy Boats has great experience building boats to the highest level and of fitting DSS to Wild Oats XI; we know thatrnn

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Farr Yacht Design partner to create new 53ft DSS racer

Infiniti Yachts and Dynamic Stability Systems (DSS) have entered into an agreement with Farr Yacht Design to design the new Infiniti 53 racing yacht. Design work and preparation of builder quote packages and pricing for the yacht is proceeding quickly to be ready for a construction start this autumn. The partnership will significantly advance the performance of yachts in the mid-50ft range. The Infiniti 53, equipped with DSS technology, will be uniquely positioned to provide exceptional

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

Dynamic Stability Systems breaks new ground again

nrnDaylight appears beneath the prototype Quant23’s hull. Photo ©: Michael Aeppli / QuantBoats Dynamic Stability System (DSS) is pleased to unveil the Quant23, which after its first preliminary sea trials in Cowes last week has proved itself to be one of its first – if not THE first – fully foiling keel boat. Designer Hugh Welbourn has spent more than 10 years developing the patented DSS, which comprises a retractable hydrofoil that is deployed to leeward on a yacht. The foil provides vertical liftrnn

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

nrnThe Quant 23 – the world’s first foiling keelboat – has won the Yachting World’s European Boat of the Year award (Special Yachts). “This Scow-like Swiss sportsboat uses the Dynamic Stability System, a retractable hydrofoil designed by Hugh Welbourn. This latest DSS version employed here not only provides extra righting moment, but extra vertical lift beneath the boat too – so in combination with a T-foil rudder it enables the Quant to fly.” Read more at Yachting Worldrnn

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

nrnThe adoption of foils in the 34th America’s Cup transformed the event. It’s hard to imagine anything more captivating than high-speed 72 footers racing at close quarters while literally ‘flying’. So how can you make your own sailing more exhilarating? Even going half that speed would satisfy most, but unless you’re agile enough for a Moth, or have the space or money for a multihull, what options are left? DSS (Dynamic Stability Systems), could be how more of us start ‘foiling’. It’s currentlyrnn

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

nrnThe Quant 23 – the world’s first foiling keelboat – has won the Yachting World’s European Boat of the Year award (Special Yachts). “This Scow-like Swiss sportsboat uses the Dynamic Stability System, a retractable hydrofoil designed by Hugh Welbourn. This latest DSS version employed here not only provides extra righting moment, but extra vertical lift beneath the boat too – so in combination with a T-foil rudder it enables the Quant to fly.” Read more at Yachting Worldrnn

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

nrnThe adoption of foils in the 34th America’s Cup transformed the event. It’s hard to imagine anything more captivating than high-speed 72 footers racing at close quarters while literally ‘flying’. So how can you make your own sailing more exhilarating? Even going half that speed would satisfy most, but unless you’re agile enough for a Moth, or have the space or money for a multihull, what options are left? DSS (Dynamic Stability Systems), could be how more of us start ‘foiling’. It’s currentlyrnn

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

DSS power wins European Boat of the Year Award

nrnThe Quant 23 – the world’s first foiling keelboat – has won the Yachting World’s European Boat of the Year award (Special Yachts). “This Scow-like Swiss sportsboat uses the Dynamic Stability System, a retractable hydrofoil designed by Hugh Welbourn. This latest DSS version employed here not only provides extra righting moment, but extra vertical lift beneath the boat too – so in combination with a T-foil rudder it enables the Quant to fly.” Read more at Yachting Worldrnn

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

Pro sailor Simon McGoldrick explains how DSS works

nrnThe adoption of foils in the 34th America’s Cup transformed the event. It’s hard to imagine anything more captivating than high-speed 72 footers racing at close quarters while literally ‘flying’. So how can you make your own sailing more exhilarating? Even going half that speed would satisfy most, but unless you’re agile enough for a Moth, or have the space or money for a multihull, what options are left? DSS (Dynamic Stability Systems), could be how more of us start ‘foiling’. It’s currentlyrnn

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More detail on this groundbreaking projectEngineering of the extraordinary and innovative Baltic 142 “Canova” is nearing completion and we are very much looking forward with pride to her launch at Baltic Yachts in Finland in 2019. She is the largest yacht in the world to employ a DSS foil to improve performance and ride, which has certainly led to some interesting engineering challenges. For more information on Gurit’s involvement in this exciting project, a brief case study can be downloaded from here: www.gurit.com/Our-Business/Composite-Engineering/Sailing-Super-Yachts #guritengineering #advancedcomposites Dynamic Stability Systems Farr Yacht Design Baltic Yachts Lucio Micheletti Rondal.com Fluid Sailing ... See MoreSee Less

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From #concept to #reality. The new DSS foil equipped Baltic 142 "Canova" is progressing well with the hull and deck now joined and moving toward the fit-out stage. We are thrilled to be partners in creating this extraordinary yacht and are looking forward to her launch in 2019. Baltic Yachts Lucio Micheletti Gurit North Sails Rondal.com Fluid Sailing Dynamic Stability Systems ... See MoreSee Less

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