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Maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 back on the water: Special Jules Verne Trophy version, made by Spindrift racing!

The trimaran Spindrift 2 has been relaunched today in Vannes, following months of optimisation in preparation for the huge challenge of a new around-the-world record attempt during the winter of 2015-16. Hours of meticulous planning, calculations, innovations and implementations carried…

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Ladycat finished fourth in the Grand Prix d’Ouverture for the 2015 D35 Trophy

The eleven 35-foot monohulls faced capricious weather and water conditions in the D35 Trophy Grand Prix d’Ouverture this weekend in Geneva. Squalls and lulls prevented any races from taking place on the opening day, on May 8th. Dona Bertarelli and…

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A challenging start to the season for Dona Bertarelli at the helm of Ladycat!

Elite sailing competition will return to Lake Geneva this weekend (May 8th-10th). The Grand Prix d’Ouverture for the D35 Trophy 2015, organized by Société Nautique de Genève, will take place on one of the narrowest parts of the lake, on…

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Roadtrip of the new Spindrift 2 mast

Some roundabouts before to go around the world! Discover the impressive roadtrip of the new maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 138ft mast from the manufacturer CDK Technologie’s in Port-la-Forêt to Multiplast in Vannes where the boat is stored. Carried through 60 miles…

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Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour warm-up event in Marseille: Yann Guichard and Spindrift racing blown away by the flying GC32s!

The teams that took part in the warm-up event for the Bullitt GC32 Racing Tour held in Marseille from April 23rd to 26th have tested the new boat and measured themselves against their rivals. In Marseille’s beautiful harbour, Yann Guichard…

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Yann Guichard wins the Grand Prix Atlantique on Spindrift White

Yann Guichard wins the Grand Prix Atlantique aboard Spindrift White. Spindrift Black was also in the mix, taking third place. Second victory for Spindrift racing in one month, the performance bodes well for the team, with just seven weeks to…

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Tour de France rehearsal at this weekend’s Grand Prix Atlantique

From Friday to Sunday, the bay of La Baule will turn into a sailing arena for the Grand Prix Atlantique. Around two dozen Diam 24 trimarans will be in Pornichet for the second event of 2015, including some of the…

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Spindrift racing wins the Spi Ouest-France!

There were joyous celebrations this afternoon from Yann Guichard and his team under the clear blue skies of La Trinité-sur-Mer, and rightly so! The hard work throughout this winter on the Diam 24s, followed by four days of intense racing…

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Spindrift racing ‘Black & White’ for the Spi Ouest-France!

Small boats, huge show! This weekend, the new, 7.5 metre Diam 24 trimarans will hit the headlines as they compete in the Spi Ouest-France Intermarché for the first time. The event promises well, not only because of the number of…

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Spindrift 2’s new mast, a work of craftmanship

Spindrift racing’s sailors and hundreds of others will return to competition from April 2nd to 6th for the famous Spi Ouest-France, which is held every year over the Easter weekend at La Trinité-sur-Mer. Behind the scenes, the black and gold…

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