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Retrofitting your Older Version (v3-5) DragonForce 65 with the v6 Tray

Retrofitting your Older Version (v3-5) DragonForce 65 with the v6 Tray

The new tray design for the v6 DragonForce is fantastic. Far cleaner and no flex in the tray, also moulded  to accommodate the stock sail winch. Joysway and the DF Design team have collaborated to design this tray so existing DF65 owners  can retrofit your older Version 3-5 Dragon Force for a better electronic arrangement and no more tray flex! All you need are the parts kits: Part # 881501 DF65 V6 Servo Tray Part # 881542 DF65 V6 (retrofit) Switch Rod  (for v3-v5 Hulls)  and 2 tools : 2.5 mm Hex wrench small phillips head screwdriver          ...

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In Depth Look at the DragonForce 65 Version 6

In Depth Look at the DragonForce 65 Version 6

The new Version 6 Dragon Force 65 will hit the Dragon Sailing warehouse this week! We were lucky enough to travel to Nuremberg, Germany Toy Fair to debut this new boat for our lineup and meet the great team that makes it all happen. The  management team at Joysway Hobby and the UK design team have forged a partnership  to making the DF Racing sailboats, both high quality and affordable.  We all strive to continue to improve the product while maintaining  a clean one design restricted class that can appeal to both racers, enthusiasts, and beginning sailors world wide. John Tushingham,...

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HARDCORE SAILING - The Inaugural DF95 National Championship, Oct 28-30 2016

AMYA DF95 DragonFlite 95 National Championship Regatta

HARDCORE SAILING - The Inaugural DF95 National Championship, Oct 28-30 2016

Both veteran RC skippers and newcomers to the sport learned what hardcore sailing is all about at the inaugural DragonFlite 95 National Championship Regatta Oct 28-30, 2016  on Lake Ray Hubbard in Garland, TX. 43 Skippers sailed in the 3 day event which also had the distinction of being the largest RC sailing regatta in North America in 2016!  Both the conditions and the competition were challenging as the winds ranged from 5 mph all the way up to 20 MPH and B rig conditions most of day 2, creating big chop, big waves, and big fun !!The Bass Pro...

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DragonFlite 95 ... Sailing Across the Generation Gap in Michigan

DragonFlite 95 ... Sailing Across the  Generation Gap in Michigan

It seems rare these days for  teenagers and younger kids relate to an older generation with all the flashy choices they have,  ranging from Hi Res video games, phone texting, and 300 TV channels. The Markey / Boerema  family in Michigan has found a great way to bridge that gap ... with radio sailing and the DragonFlite 95!Age makes no difference in determining how fast your boat goes in radio sailing. Being fast on the water, all boils down to the sailing basics. Sail trim, course selection, and tactics are still what put you on top in a sailboat race. As Grandpa Larry says, "The reasons we...

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FlySky FS-i6 Telemetry Radio System , your best low cost RC Sailing radio solution!

FlySky FS-i6 FS-iA6B

FlySky FS-i6 Telemetry Radio System , your best low cost  RC Sailing radio solution!

Like most RC Skippers, I have used many different radios over the years, including high dollar systems like Futaba, Spectrum, even the old Ace Nautical Commanders!  I was very frustrated with the high cost,  constant loss of signal and breakage of even the best systems. but like anything, technology often becomes less expensive and better as time goes on, and often more reliable!  A couple years ago  I switched to the FlySky FS-T6 system and I was very pleased. The relative low cost of the system ($65 USD) and also replacement receivers ($15)  cut my costs by nearly 100-200%! The...

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