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...

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...