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Peacoq The Foiling Dinghy Will Make Its World Debut at Boot 2022

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Do you remember the Peacoq, the single and a double handed foiling dinghy? Combining speed and lightness, the Peacoq changes the traditional sailing practices. From the moment you take off, the Peacoq gives you the feeling of lightness, speed, stability and peace of mind. An exciting combo that definitely renews sailing practice.

The adventure goes on for the manufacturer Foily with the launch of the Peacoq at the “Boot” in Düsseldorf from January 22nd to 30th 2022. The dinghy with its scow bow, taut lines, and a particularly futuristic and modern design signed by the architectural firm MMProcess will be visible for the first time at a boat show. Intended for individuals who want to learn about foils, the boat is nevertheless equipped with rakers that allow increasing the flight length.

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Photo courtesy Peacoq

This modern monohull allows you to make your first flights on the water without an instructor thanks to its intuitive use which requires the standard skills of a monohull. After the first flights, the rakers, boxes that regulate the angle of incidence of the foils, allow you to increase your level to go higher, faster and further. From this point of view, the manufacturer Foily seeks to offer the market a foiler at the crossroads between easy learning and expertise experience. The boat flies high to amplify flight sensations while a large scow bow forgives. The maximum boat speed is 20-25 knots downwind, 18-20 knots upwind.

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Photo courtesy Peacoq

The main advantage: foil retraction system 

The Peacoq is equipped with a retractable device to store the foils on the water as well as in the parking. Thanks to this system, you can switch from displacement mode (floating mode) to foiler mode (flying mode). Thus, this unique system of foil retraction guarantees a high level of safety and deletes the logistical constraints of a sailboat equipped with two additional appendages. The weight of the boat, excluding trailer, is 140kg. 

20 boats per year

FOILY plans production of about twenty boats per year to be able to offer a reactive and powerful service feeding the idea that a sold boat implies proximity with its customers. 

This boat is the first of a series of 12 boats planned for the year 2022, of which six boats are still available. The first five boats have been sold in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. 

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