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  • Launch Time In The Lorient For Banque Populaire

    Launch Time In The Lorient For Banque Populaire

    MAXI BANQUE POPULAIRE XI Since the launch of its construction in 2019, the entire Banque Populaire Team and all the players involved have put all their know-how and expertise at the service of the future Maxi Banque Populaire XI, a jewel of high technology and innovation of 32 meters long and 23 wide. Built for the most beautiful adventures around the world, the Maxi Banque Populaire XI will be launched in April 2021, and will participate in its first race in November: the Transat Jacques V...
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  • The Next Generation Swan Takes Flight

    The Next Generation Swan Takes Flight

    "Swan 125 – The fastest monohull ever conceived is becoming a reality" ClubSwan Yachts is the high-performance division of Nautor’s Swan offering a range of yachts based upon values of speed, innovation, technology and competitive sailing potential. After the great success achieved by the smallest in the range, ClubSwan 36, and the ClubSwan 50 which marked the start of an era in the One Design panorama and 27 units sold, the new Super maxi ClubSwan 125 is taking shape, proving to be t...
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  • Ultim Actual 3 Emerges

    Ultim Actual 3 Emerges


    Voiles et Voiiers Article Just annnounced The giant trimaran Ultim Actual 3 launched in Lorient The Ultim Actual 3 of skipper Yves Le Blevec was launched this Tuesday, April 13 in Lorient. The new, splendid decoration and the smoothness of the lines of this 32-meter long foiling flying trimaran (this is François Gabart's ex M101) have come to light. The monster sets sail on Thursday towards its home port of Trinité-sur-Mer. all images © ...
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  • End Of April Expected Launch Of Ultim Banque Populaire XI

    End Of April Expected Launch Of Ultim Banque Populaire XI

    MAXI BANQUE POPULAIRE XI ENTERS ITS FINAL PHASE A titanic job for a future giant. At the CDK Technologies shipyard in Lorient, there is excitement. Armel, Ronan and the Banque Populaire Team are busy around the new 32-meter-long Ultim which is gradually revealing its shapes. While the work to be done remains substantial, the launch is scheduled for the end of April. What to start dreaming, already, of the first flights. "An exciting construction" - Ronan The Maxi Banque P...
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  • Launch On The Horizon For Banque Populaire XI

    Launch On The Horizon For Banque Populaire XI


    © Jean-Baptiste Epron Since April 2019, a total of nearly 200 people have been actively involved in the creation of Banque Populaire XI. We contacted Ronan Lucas, Team Director, to take stock of the construction and modifications made to Armel Le Cléac'h's future Ultimate… A launch scheduled for spring 2021 The construction of Banque Populaire XI - a VPLP plan produced by CDK Technologies - has entered its final phase: all the parts (central hull, floats, nacelle, listening ba...
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  • Building A Perfect Beast

    Building A Perfect Beast

    CONSTRUCTION OF THE MAXI BANQUE POPULAIRE XI: FINAL STRETCH

    Since 2019, the Banque Populaire Team has been mobilized on the Maxi Banque Populaire XI construction site, which is continuing its journey. Armel's future Ultim should be launched in spring 2021! Focus with Armel, Team director Ronan Lucas and the head of the study office Gautier Levisse.





    A giant puzzle that takes shape
    The work began in January 2019. Before defining its
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  • The Overachieving IMOCA's

    The Overachieving IMOCA's

    The latest generation IMOCAs will surely deliver a new Vendée Globe record time. The British skipper of Hugo Boss, Alex Thomson suggested on Tuesday in Les Sables d’Olonne that a new mark could be “Between 59 and 70 days depending on the weather”. Armel Le Cléac’h, the winner of the 2016-17 edition took 74 days to complete his winning lap of the planet. Since the last Vendée Globe speeds on all points of sail have increased thanks to major innovations in three main areas: foils, data,...
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  • OSCAR: Extra Eyes For Vendee Globe Sailors

    OSCAR: Extra Eyes For Vendee Globe Sailors

    Lessons learned in the race by OSCAR's state of the art AI will ultimately benefit all mariners. Press release issued by BSB Marine 2 November 2020 Short of space flight, a 40,000km non-stop singlehanded yacht race around the world represents one of the toughest human-mechanical challenges that can be undertaken. Sadly this often comes with a high attrition rate. Over the last eight editions of the Vendée Globe only 53% of the entries have completed the course. The other 47% have...
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  • First IMOCA 60 Boat Build Announced for The Ocean Race 2022-23

    First IMOCA 60 Boat Build Announced for The Ocean Race 2022-23

    First IMOCA 60 Boat Build Announced for The Ocean Race 2022-23 Newport, Rhode Island (October 5, 2020) – 11th Hour Racing Team is one step closer in its ambition to compete in and win The Ocean Race 2022-23 with the announcement that the Team is building a brand new IMOCA 60 in Brittany, France. Skipper, Charlie Enright, and Team CEO, Mark Towill, have brought together three of the most experienced and successful offshore racing expert organizations to conceptualize, desig...
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  • A New Chapter In Moore History

    A New Chapter In Moore History

    WATSONVILLE, Calif., September 24, 2020 –Sailboat construction icon Ron Moore is joining forces with Yachtsman and Businessman Blaine Rorick and CFO Samuel Willner to form Moore Sailboats Inc., a new entity which will produce the all-new Alan Andrews-designed Moore 33 sailboat. Andrews name is synonymous with a multitude of record-setting and race-winning ULDB sleds like Locomotion, It’s OK, Cheval, Alchemy, to modern TP 52’s and last year’s Cabo winner Fast Exit; but he started hi...
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  • Gitana Relaunched With Shorthanded Emphasis
    by Photoboy



    The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild relaunched


    Wednesday, may 11, 2022 - Early yesterday morning, the large doors to the Gitana shed were opened to release the Maxi Edmond de Rothschild from her five-month refit. Enjoying a ringside seat, her skipper, Charles Caudrelier, looked on attentively, though his mind is already geared towards the open ocean and the Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe, the major meet in the team’s 2022 race schedule. For its 12th
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    05-11-2022, 10:12 AM
  • FlyingNikka Splashes
    by Photoboy
    "FlyingNikkais in the water! Incredible effort by King Marine, project manager Miguel Costa, and all the systems suppliers to get this complex and challenging design first imagined by Roberto Lacorte to the water on a schedule set a year ago. Congratulations and thanks to all."
    Mark Mills






    Designed by a team coordinated by Irish designer Mark Mills of Studio Mills Design, FlyingNikka , 19 meters long and equipped with latest generation...
    05-07-2022, 09:42 AM
  • Elevator And Rudder Rake For Nacra 17
    by Photoboy
    Fresh for Paris 2024, the Nacra 17 fleet will debut two upgrades to the rudder system in Palma 2022. Following the Tokyo Olympics, an updated elevator and an adjustable rudder rake system were approved by class membership for onward use. Heading toward Palma 2022, teams competing will now be using these updated systems. The updated elevator is much the same as before but has been modified to provide a safer profile to the fleet. It is slightly asymmetric, reducing the amount it pro...
    02-28-2022, 07:09 PM
  • Carbon Footprint Analysis Of IMOCA Build Revealed
    by Photoboy
    Lifting the lid on boat build impacts for a more sustainable industry In brief: Results from top US offshore sailing team’s life cycle assessment of construction of new race boat highlights requirement for radical change in class rules for construction of performance yachts. CO2 footprint of building one offshore boat has increased by two-thirds over the past 10 years: 550 tCO2e, equivalent to construction of 105 midsize cars. 11th Hour Racing Team calls for marine industry emissions and m...
    02-17-2022, 11:12 AM
  • Expanding Hydrogen Into Commercial Cargo Shipping
    by Photoboy
    Energy Observer 2: a new zero-emission ship to meet the objectives of the International Maritime Organization Since its creation, Energy Observer pushes the limits of maritime decarbonation. After having developed an autonomous laboratory vessel with the first complete hydrogen chain, capable of producing its own hydrogen with its surplus of renewable energies, Energy Observer is taking a new step by launching the design of the most representative ship of the maritime transport industry: a multi...
    02-07-2022, 03:03 PM
  • Emirates Team New Zealand Hydrogen Foiling Chase Boat In Fitout Preparing For Launch
    by Photoboy
    Auckland, New Zealand - 6th February 2022 Emirates Team New Zealand’s prototype hydrogen foiling chase boat is in the final stages of a complex fit out prior to its launch in March. The construction of the boat was started in August 2021 at the team’s North Shore build facility, the appendage construction is in its final stages and the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrain installation is underway at the team’s base in Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour. The construction of the boat ...
    02-07-2022, 02:54 PM
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