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A Foiling Figaro


The Figaro Beneteau 3, or FB3, is the world’s first production foiling one-design monohull. Its predecessor, the Figaro 2, launched the careers of many well-known sailors, but that boat was not unique in its design. The Figaro 3, with its new, inward-facing foils is radical, and this 32-foot sailboat should be a game-changer when the first production boats start competing in the Solitaire URGO le Figaro single-handed race and other Figaro circuit races.

This article originally appeared in the September 2018 issue.


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