See the latest images from the Race for Water team as its brand new MOD70 takes its first test sail in France

New MOD70 Race for Water, launched only last month (read previous story here), made her maiden voyage off Lorient yesterday in perfect conditions. Click on thumbnails above to view images.

The boat’s skipper Steve Ravussin commented: “We went out for several hours yesterday in ideal conditions, between 6 and 12 knots and a slight chop. This outing allowed us to test the reliability of our concept, to try out different sails and enjoy the pleasure of discovering our new machine. The balance on the helm is excellent. 24 knots on one float…the first foiling sensation…just pure happiness!”

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