R/C Speed Sailing Project
AC 9.8 - 100% Awesome
We are planned the biggest, fastest, and most exciting radio controlled sailboat in history. Maybe too big: This massive catamaran is over 9'10" long.
The AC 9.8 is a R/C catamaran: twin knifelike hulls, each 9 feet 10 inches long, but only a few inches wide.
Connecting the two hulls are tube crossbeams. Topping it all off are two full sized windsurfing sails.
Our job is to discover and push the limits of this new boat. People are fascinated with speed, pushing themselves ever faster on water. For Millennia the quest for speed was among the main driving forces of progress. Speed sailing all grew and advanced fueled by our insatiable appetite for moving faster, for covering greater distances in less time.
We are confident that our innovative design concept will result in a super-fast catamaran and establish a string of speed records.
We need supporters, both big and small, to support the construction of worlds fastest R/C Speed Sailing that may be the first ever R/C to reach really high speeds. We know that you are going to love to see our videos of record-breaking sailing and we can't wait for you to see it!
Right now we are testing two smaller Sailboats, modifying it to match the larger future boat. Now we know what we need to do, to move forward. Both boats have 10 foot tall masts.
AC 7.0 Prototype boat, 7' longSolar powered controls, batteries are maintained by the solar panel.
AC 7.0 Prototype boat, 7' long
AC 6.5 Prototype boat 6' 6" long
The challenge:The challenge is to build the fastest Radio Controlled Model Sailboat.
With light as possible hulls and with the largest sails possible, creates problems. With the push for speed comes the risk of capsizing the boat and damaging it. We need to find the perfect balance.
We will set the world Record Radio Controlled Sailboats. Years ago we had the French Boat designer Jean Margail design a much larger 3 meter sailboat for us. But we did no have the time or funds to build the boat. Would you like help us set the Gunnises world record? The world's first, game-changing new R/C Speed Sailing sailboat R/C Speed Sailing, we need your help.
What is the 3 meter boat?
Imagine the world's largest and fastest R/C muiltihull sailboat 3 meter long, radically designed from the ground up to be extremely easy to build, modify, and sail. 3m = 9 feet 10 inches, that's almost ten feet long!
The ten foot long 3 Meter Sailboat will have two hulls, two sets of sails, a set of sails above each hull. It will be light as possible and with the largest sails possible.Follow @rcspeedsailing Tweet