Well, look, the ride is incredibly smooth. Most of my time going fast has been in boats bouncing all over the ocean. Whether it be skiffs jumping out of the waves or whatever, it’s a pretty rough ride. These things are not like that. They are very smooth, very progressed, very efficient and very quiet. You know you’re going plenty fast, but there’s no huge sensation of danger.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
called attention to the amazing capabilities of high-tech sailboats. These "machines," as one of the captains calls them, can foil, which is sailing lingo for hydrofoiling. With their hulls lifted completely out of the water, the boats can reach 40 knots -- 46 mph or 74 kph.