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The MIT Sailing Pavilion has a UFO sailboat that uses wing-like T foils to lift the hull out of the water. This 8 foot 9 inch, 110 pound catamaran style dinghy "flies" above the water is a good introduction to foiling.
Requirements to Sail
- Must have full membership (Normal Sailing Card)
- Must have sufficient ratings; either
- Helmsman rating OR
- Provisional rating and at least two of the three high(er) performance boat ratings
- Must take class to learn to rig/ sail
Safety For You (& The Boat)
Rigging the UFO
Righty flighty, lefty loosey