HYFOIL Marine contributed significantly to the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Newport, Rhode Island by supplying two 28' media boats. These state-of-the-art vessels were instrumental in transforming the way the event was documented, offering unparalleled access and stability for media professionals covering the race.
The inclusion of HYFOIL Marine's 28' boats, renowned for their hydrofoil-assisted design, provided media teams with a smooth and fast platform. This was essential for capturing dynamic racing footage and photography from the water, without the interference of a disruptive wake. The agility and speed of these boats allowed photographers and videographers to keep pace with the sailing teams, ensuring that no moment of the action was missed. Video: (click here to watch)
These media boats not only facilitated high-quality coverage but also underscored HYFOIL Marine's commitment to innovation and environmental sustainability. By enabling closer and more efficient coverage, HYFOIL Marine's vessels allowed for a more engaging and comprehensive portrayal of the Volvo Ocean Race's Newport stopover.
The deployment of HYFOIL Marine's 28' media boats at this prestigious event marked a significant enhancement in maritime event coverage, setting a new benchmark for future races. Their contribution highlighted the importance of advanced marine technology in supporting the evolving needs of sports media, reinforcing HYFOIL Marine's role as a leader in the field.