Real Team France Wins Tight Battle at 69F Youth Foiling Gold Cup
It would get even tougher for the later Knock Out phases of the competition and the Finals last weekend as the 69F Sailing Director, Dede de Luca, explained: “The sea temperature in Portorož was higher than usual for this time of year, about 23 degrees. “That’s the game in foiling,” said de Luca after watching the Final.
Charles Dorange from the winning crew commented: “The conditions made the race course and the decision making pretty complicated, with not much wind to work with. “We have good speed when we’re foiling, and we’re good at keeping it simple and avoiding too many manoeuvres.
“We learned a lot about the boat in the conditions, when to foil and when to settle for displacement mode.
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