Twin Blade Ltd
Makers of the Manta Equation twin foil mono-hull sailboat
The one boat that does it all.
Photos of the Twin Blade Manta Equation in action during testing or at various shows and demos around the country. All will fit into 800X600 and are around 40KB. Higher resolution copies are available, just ask. Click the image for a full size shot.
The first production boat (002) at Cardiff Bay
A selection of pictures
A few overhead shots, of the Prototype (P1) and the production boat (002), these show off the unique shape rather well.
Ian's daughter, Abby having her first sailing lesson, flying all three sails within half an hour. Go for it Abby!
Sea Trials, off Sully South Wales. A good force four with moderate seas and a fairly mild tide of 6 knots or so. Mostly Alan Elworthy enjoying himself!
Single line reefing test on Cardiff Bay, 12th June 2003. Blowing well, not really enough to reef down, but enough to prove the system and do some tweaking.
Beale Park Show 6th to 8th June 2003, the first public outing of the Manta Equation.