Imocas, from the old to the new generation of boats. By Guillaume Verdier.

Aiming for light, powerful boats. The evolution of Verdier/VPLP IMOCA over three generations 2007-2008: First generation In 2007, I was part of the K Challenge design team for the America’s Cup in Valencia. In collaboration with Bernard Nivetl, I designed hulls that were very wide at the bow and stern, with very steep sides. In...

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03.09.2012. America’s Cup: Emirates Team NZ foiling on Waitemata Harbour New Zealand sheets on her gennaker and starts to lift on her L-Foils’ – Swan Images Last Wednesday, after just her fourth day if sailing on the Hauraki Gulf, Emirates Team NZ were able to get their first AC72 sailing foil-borne on the Waitemata Harbour....

Sail World – Revolutionary mast has 3D woven carbon mast track

03.05.2012. Revolutionary mast has 3D woven carbon mast track Crédit Photo. Safran Sailing Team Safran, high technology international group and a leading equipment provider in the Aerospace, Defense and Security fields, is also a great sponsor of racing yachts where they are able to test new technology. Their latest experiment is in the manufacture of...

Is this man chuffed, or what ?

This man must be really, really chuffed watching the Transat Jacques Vabre. He’s designer Guillaume Verdier. Lire >> www.yachtingworld.com – 06.11.2007