Sailboats That Fly? A Beginner's Guide to 'Foiling'

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Sailboats That Fly? A Beginner's Guide to 'Foiling'

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ANTHONY KOTOUN was raised on the water, sailing dinghies in the Virgin Islands, before becoming an All-American sailor in college. But none of that prepared him for the shock of his first voyage in a hydrofoil sailboat about nine years ago, when he was in his 30s. With the vessel’s hull lifted several feet above the water’s surface, balanced on what resemble skinny skis, Mr. Kotoun hit speeds he never dreamed he could attain without the help of gasoline and horsepower. The only sound was the taut flutter of the sails above…

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