Try as they might, French marketeers just don’t have a handle on the art of the publicity stunt. Brian Hancock mentioned it the other day, and now the video is in of Julbo eyewear and Franck Cammas becoming the first humans to foil around the Horn. While they accomplished their goal, is it wrong for us to be completely underwhelmed? ‘Cause we are.
We also wonder what it says about the Flying Phantom that Cammas chose to go with the Nacra 20 FCS instead of the boat he helped to develop. Was the FP not up to the task for the first stunt we’ve ever seen from the Man in Green?
Hey – at least they added their names to the record books – and got a nice big spread in GQ-France. Clicky above for the video.