A closer look at Alex Thomson’s Vendée Globe foil-borne Hugo Boss The 2016/7 Vendée Globe race will go down as one dominated by two very different sailors, Frenchman Armel Le Cléac’h and Briton Alex Thomson in two critically different yachts. ©Yachtingworld.com>>
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...
Press release 28 August 2015
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Vendée Globe 2012. Designer Guillame Verdier is one half of the partnership VPLP-Verdier which, prior to the last Vendée Globe, really pushed IMOCA Open 60 design away from the prevailing equation that the biggest, most powerful boats were necessarily the fastest around the Vendée Globe course.
Seahorse Magasine – Guillaume Verdier & Vincent Lauriot Prévost (VPLP), specialists in Open 60’s mono and multihulls look together at a new Imoca Open 60
International Sailing – Juin 2004 Guillaume Verdier & Vincent Lauriot Prévost (VPLP), specialists in Open 60’s mono and multihulls look together at a new Imoca Open 60. >> lire