Almost Hit a Tree

03 March 2017     Editor    1 Comments.

BROOMSTICK is a 15’ home-designed & built hydrofoil trimaran by Doug Halsey. It first sailed as a foiler in 2004 and has been refined gradually each year since then (only sailing a handful of times per year). Although it wasn’t intended to be the ultimate in speed, it routinely exceeds 20 knots, with a lifetime best speed of 28.7 knots. Box section hulls, round aluminum tube beams, deep-V hydrofoils and used beach cat sails - what’s not to like?



 hydrofoils / boatbuilding 


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08 Mar - 14:06

Dieter Brockschmidt

simple but efficient and encouraging. Congratulations

13 Mar - 13:33


Soooo clean