Posts Tagged ‘Groupama’
According to several America’s Cup designers, the wing-loving world owes a huge debt to the C-Class. Were it not for some 40 years of wingsail development in the C, they say, we’d probably still be decades away from wingsails on AC boats.
Fortunately, that’s not the case, and here’s your final look at the full, 17-minute video story of the 2013 Little America’s Cup/International C-Class Catamaran Championship from Petey Crawford/Penalty Box Productions. Huge thanks to Magic Marine, Team Canada, Paterson Composites, Camera Lens Rentals, and Team Invictus for all your support!
If your interest has been piqued by this most awesome of all catamarans, be sure to hit the 2013 thread and ask the boys how you can get into the Class for the 2015 Little Cup in Lake Geneva. We’ll be there, and we hope you will too.
- Tags: C-Class, Cammas Groupama, Catamaran, england, Falmouth, Groupama, international c-class catamaran championship, Little America's Cup, LIttle Cup
November 1st, 2013 by admin
The secrets are gradually dissipating; Franck Cammas says his Groupama C is already hitting 27 knots downwind and 15 up, and ‘lots of development is ahead’. Check the Little America’s Cup thread for the full translation and endless conversation; we’ve been given the ‘all-clear’ to reveal all the secrets on the Canadians’ Fill Your Hands and Penalty Box Productions Petey Crawford is working on it…it’s getting good in the land of the C!
August 15th, 2013 by admin