Franck Talk


Franck Talk

Anarchist Nils Erickson did this Innerview for y’all. Looks like Groupama is perhaps taking off in a matter of hours…Enjoy.

We were able to steal a few minutes speaking with Franck Cammas, skipper of Groupama 3.  He was animated, charismatic, and quick to laugh.  Here he speaks candidly about the record attempt aboard Groupama 3, the America’s Cup, working with the BMW Oracle team, his reactions to the new Alinghi boat, and racing competitively in the VX-40 circuit.

SA: Good afternoon!  So, you’re here in New York getting ready to leave on a transatlantic record attempt, and currently you’re trying to beat your own record – just a touch under 100 hours?

FC: Yes. Just 2 minutes!

SA: What are your expectations for the trip and how do you see it going?