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The FLYING MANTIS is two beautifully designed performance boats in one. It can be switched between a semi-foiling displacement trimaran and a full-foiling version depending on a sailor’s skill and sailing conditions.
Main hull – length 4.2m (LWL), beam 0.5m
Outrigger – length 2.5m, beam 0.14m
Overall beam 2.4m
Combined hull weight c.45kg
Lifting T foil rudder
Semi-foiling version – central dagger board
Foiling version – dagger board plus interchangeable lifting central T foil adjusted by wand control from a bowsprit
Sails – Main 9 sqm, Jib 2.3 sqm
The Flying Mantis boasts a lightweight carbon epoxy foam sandwich construction. The hulls are quick and simple to assemble. The central hull weighs around 20kg plus outriggers at 12.5kg. Fully assembled, this lightweight trimaran is especially suited to taller & heavier sailors, with a weight range of up to 120kgs.