D - Techniques Avancées
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In 1986, two students of ENSTA launched the idea of creating a catamaran revolutionary, based on the principle of the foils, capable of reaching speeds up to download unimaginable for a sailboat.
Supported by the Directorate General for armaments (DGA) and the Direction of Constructions Navales (DCN), a complex technological project will gradually take shape: design a catamaran on foils to beat the world speed sailing record and demonstrate as a foiler, equipped with a rigid rig, can navigate at high speed in a stable manner.

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