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Gurit Supports Foiling Community

  • Tuesday, 12th July 2016
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Gurit has sponsored the 2016 Foiling Week Forum at Lake Garda, Italy, and Newport, Rhode Island, US.

Gurit explains that, looking back on more than 35 years of heritage and pedigree in the marine industry, it has always been at the forefront of innovation, quality and service to the marine industry. Over the course of the years, dozens of award-winning, competition-successful vessels have been engineered by the Company`s dedicated and passionate naval architects and engineers and built from its proven and trusted advanced composite materials.

Guirit adds that Foiling Week is a unique event that creates an opportunity for the best foiling regatta sailors to share knowledge and information with designers, builders and technicians to accelerate the development process of foiling and to enable growth for the foiling community. It says that sponsoring Foiling Week Forum is a perfect match for its endeavours to create and support top-notch developments in the marine industry.

According to Gurit, the 2016 Forum at Lake Garda features an impressive line-up of speakers, including Franck Cammas (Team France, Americas Cup) and Mario Caponnetto (AC Land Rover BAR Team). Paolo Manganelli, Senior Engineer Gurit Composite Engineering, will speak about ‘Foiling Boat Structures: Technical Challenges and Developments’ on Saturday, 9 July 2016.

Foiling Week will also see the debut of the FX project from Stiletto, the launch of Voilavion Cat and the race debut of the monohull design Waszp.

Foiling Week takes place in Malcesine, Italy, from 7-10 July 2016. To review the full program, please visit


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