F101 Arrives In China
We are delighted to announce that the Beijing Sailing Centre, based at the Azure Beach Sailing Club, has just taken delivery of their brand new F101. Beijing Sailing Centre are to become the first foiling training centre in China and will be working alongside Pro-Vela to provide training for foiling instructor coaches.
These photos show instructors at the training centre during their first few days of professional training, great stuff guys!
As part of our drive to make the F101 as functional and easy to foil, we have decided to update the Code Zero cleating platform. The new bracket has been designed in carbon fibre to compliment the specification of the entire boat. The function remains the same but we should have less flex and a much longer life span than the original brackets. For all current owners of an F101 these will be delivered for retro fitting in the coming week and from July this year will be the standard fitting on any new F101.
We have also had a small number of failures of the alloy kicker mounting on the boom, so have decided to replace this with a stainless steel version. Once available this will be supplied to all current owners, as well as fitted as standard to new boats.
As well as looking at reliability and function we are also looking to make the boat more enjoyable to sail. To this end we have a prototype camera bracket where a modified rudder pin has attached a carbon tube and a fitting that takes either GoPro or Garmin cameras. This is ideal for coaching, feedback on your sail or bragging rights as to your top speed, we hope to have production versions out and on sale by August that can be easily fitted to all existing F101’s.
Retro Fit Carbon Zero Brackets Coming To All Existing F101’s
All part of the F101 production process.
Recent Boat Deliveries
In the last few weeks we have delivered new boats to Italy, the USA, China, Cornwall (in the UK) and France. Some of these are for dealers who we will announce soon and some are for private owners.
The F101 Tribe is growing!
The Hampionships Come To Mar Menor!
The next instalment of the F101 Hampionships commences in the amazing Mar Menor on 10-11 November 2018 as well as a further series of training and events throughout the winter prior to the 2019 Tribal tour. Details of the Tribal tour are being finalised however it is looking as though the South of France and Italy, in conjunction with our dealers, are hot on the list!
For dealer contact information in France:
00 33 6 111 888 49
For dealer contact information in Italy:
+39 02 90002661/2
WHAT IS THE F101 TRIBE?
The Tribe is a global community of F101 sailors. We are attracting interest and buyers from all four corners of the globe. As a result the Tribe has been set up to create a modern, innovative platform as a way for F101 sailors to interact, share their experiences, swap stories and images as they embark upon their journey in sailing their F101. Find out more here.