The Flying Phantom

The Flying Phantom

Type: One-design Catamaran
LOA: 5.52m
Manufacturer: Phantom International
Designed by: Martin Fischer
Built: 2013

The Flying Phantom is a one-design catamaran capable of planing above the surface of the water due to curved daggerboards acting as hydrofoils. It is built by Phantom International, and is the boat used in the Red Bull Foiling Generation race series. The boat earns raves as the future of sailing because unlike other small boats, it uses hydrofoil technology to lift completely out of the water. The cutting-edge system allows it to hit blistering speeds of up to 35 knots – almost 40 mph – making it by far the quickest sailing boat of its size in the world, ideal for the Red Bull Foiling Generation

The Red Bull Foiling Generation is one of the biggest youth sailing programmes on the planet, holding regattas worldwide. The goal is to provide young sailors between the ages of 16-20 with the ability to pursue their career in hydrofoil sailing. The competitions also serve as training platforms for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, which is for competitors aged 19-25. These competitions train youth from all over the world on small foiling catamaran racers similar to those used in the America’s Cup. The sailors compete in a series of heats in identical boats with distinct colours, with the final race determining who will represent their country in the World Cup. During the event in the Netherlands the phantoms were equipped with a mobile device running the Sailmon App.

Log on and go sailing

Get started with the Sailmon family, download the free Sailmon app, and go Sailing. Relive your trips and share all your sailing moments with friends and family.

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Log on and go sailing

Get started with the Sailmon family, download the free Sailmon app, and go Sailing. Relive your trips and share all your sailing moments with friends and family.

download-app-store (Demo)
download-google-play (Demo)

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