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