These are the seven golden rules for foiling an A Class Cat, handed down from father to son.
- Don’t be scared
- Fly a hull to come off foils
- Sail boat dead flat or even windward heal to get on foils
- Sheet out a lot to get on foils
- Sheet in really fast as boat come up onto foils and accelerates
- Once sheeted hard and going fast, just keep boat flat, with sheet and steering any hull flying is slow
- Practice, practice, practice