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Gurit Forum at Sydney Foiling Week

The  first Foiling Week Forum starts tomorrow in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club.

Gurit Forum at Sydney Foiling Week

The Foiling Week Forum is a unique event that creates  opportunity for the best foiling regatta sailors to share knowledge and information with designers/builders and enable technicians and theorists to put into practice their projects, generating an exchange of feedback that accelerates the development process of foiling. 

This is why The Foiling Week events are so popular, it is not only racing, not only a show, it is a real moment of growth for the foiling community of ‘Thinkers and Tinkerers”

Speakers of the Forum

The Gurit Forum allows to meet the most advanced Australian Designers, Boat Builders and Sailor sharing their experiences, ideas and future paths. Starting on the morning of Friday 12th people like Charles Viviani, Jack Macartney, Ian Ward, Brett Ellis, James Brewer and others will present last development in foiling industry.

Programme of the Forum

Topics at this Gurit Forum will be 'Aussie Designers' and 'AC Design' that has divided in separate sessions and, as usual, at the end of each session a round table on the same topic.

Friday 12th
10:00 Forum Opening
Session “the Aussie designers”:
10:10 Brett Elliss, foil engineering for AC
10:35 Ian Ward, the after-market foiling systems
11:00 Jack Macartney, the Superfoiler
11:25 Tony Stanton, Carbon Fiber evolution
11:45 Q&A Session

Saturday 13th
10:00 Forum Opening
10:10 Charles Viviani, analysis of AC foil using Autocad
Session “Foil development & projects”:
10:35 James Brewer, CFD for foiling
11:00 Gerben Van Duyl, UFO developments
11:25 Stephen Hennessy, Hysucat Water Transport new project
11:50 Q&A Session

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