What an incredible week it was, one for the ages. Teaming up with Red Bull Foiling Generation, showcasing our latest products in the centre of the Volvo Ocean Race Village in the Innovation Pavilion, Providing data for the Optimist European Championships and finally being at the centre of what was the most exciting Volvo Ocean Race finish in memory!
Sailmon will team up with Red Bull Foiling Generation by live broadcasting the finals. All 4 Flying Phantom catamarans will have a phone with our Sailmon App running on board.
Today is the last day for the opti kids to secure a medal during the European Championships. With changing wind conditions and a lot of sun all the sailors have had a good chance to be in the gold fleet.
The Red Bull Foiling Generation is back in 2018, with Flying Phantom catamarans lifting up above the water at 35 knots. The Red Bull Foiling Generation is about providing young sailors between ages 16-20 with the ability to pursue their career in hydrofoil sailing.
The innovation Pavilion is part of the Race Village which will be giving leading startups and SMEs the chance to present their innovations in a maritime environment. Entry to the Race Village will be free to the public. The Pavilion will also be visited by all participants of the Business Program, to help facilitate contacts between innovative entrepreneurs.
The event will take place from the 23-30 June in Scheveningen, at the same time as the Volvo Ocean Race Finish. During the event we expect to see a minimum of 250 Optimists competing from nations all around the world, for what is expected to be a highly tight and competitive event.