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Superyacht with Wings

By now it is a known fact: the deployment of foils, hydrofoils or immersed wings is currently revolutionizing the sailing yachts’ world and more generally small sailing craft as well. We’re not just talking about foils that allow boats to rise off the water and to ‘fly’, much in the same way as competition models taking part in America’s Cup races and more. We’re talking about those foils that are ‘hidden’ below the water and change performance notably while avoiding the dangers related to ‘flying’!

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

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

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

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