With some foil modifications, this Laser hits over 19 knots of boat speed! Nowadays, people are converting all types of boats into fast foilers. Some sailors are using kits like this, while others are crafting DIY foils at home! Tag photos and videos of cool new foilers you find with #harkenblockheads

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