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      Published on 04-27-2021 11:15 AM
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      Since the launch of its construction in 2019, the entire Banque Populaire Team and all the players involved have put all their know-how and expertise at the service of the future Maxi Banque Populaire XI, a jewel of high technology and innovation of 32 meters long and 23 wide. Built for the most beautiful adventures around the world, the Maxi Banque Populaire XI will be launched in April 2021, and will participate in its first race in November: ...
      Published on 04-27-2021 10:31 AM
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      "Swan 125 – The fastest monohull ever conceived is becoming a reality"

      ClubSwan Yachts is the high-performance division of Nautor’s Swan offering a range of yachts based upon values of speed, innovation, technology and competitive sailing potential.
      After the great success achieved by ...
      Published on 04-13-2021 12:17 PM
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      The giant trimaran Ultim Actual 3 launched in Lorient

      The Ultim Actual 3 of skipper Yves Le Blevec was launched this Tuesday, April 13 in Lorient.
      The new, splendid decoration and the smoothness of the lines of this 32-meter long foiling flying trimaran (this is François Gabart's ex M101) have come to light.
      The monster sets sail on Thursday ...
      Published on 03-25-2021 01:38 PM
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      A titanic job for a future giant. At the CDK Technologies shipyard in Lorient, there is excitement. Armel, Ronan and the Banque Populaire Team are busy around the new 32-meter-long Ultim which is gradually revealing its shapes. While the work to be done remains substantial, ...
      Published on 02-08-2021 03:11 PM
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      © Jean-Baptiste Epron

      Since April 2019, a total of nearly 200 people have been actively involved in the creation of Banque Populaire XI. We contacted Ronan Lucas, Team Director, to take stock of the construction and modifications made to Armel Le Cléac'h's future Ultimate…

      A launch scheduled for ...
      Published on 12-03-2020 09:38 PM
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      Since 2019, the Banque Populaire Team has been mobilized on the Maxi Banque Populaire XI construction site, which is continuing its journey. Armel's future Ultim should be launched in spring 2021! Focus with Armel, Team director Ronan Lucas and the head of the study office Gautier Levisse.

      Published on 11-04-2020 11:19 AM
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      The latest generation IMOCAs will surely deliver a new Vendée Globe record time. The British skipper of Hugo Boss, Alex Thomson suggested on Tuesday in Les Sables d’Olonne that a new mark could be “Between 59 and 70 days depending on the weather”. Armel Le Cléac’h, the winner of the 2016-17 edition took 74 days to complete his winning lap of the planet. Since ...
      Published on 11-03-2020 10:42 AM
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      Lessons learned in the race by OSCAR's state of the art AI will ultimately benefit all mariners.

      Press release issued by BSB Marine
      2 November 2020

      Short of space flight, a 40,000km non-stop singlehanded yacht race around the world represents one of the toughest human-mechanical challenges ...
      Published on 10-05-2020 08:48 AM
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      First IMOCA 60 Boat Build Announced for The Ocean Race 2022-23
      Newport, Rhode Island (October 5, 2020) – 11th Hour Racing Team is one step closer in its ambition to compete in and win The Ocean Race 2022-23 with the announcement that the Team is building a brand new IMOCA 60 in Brittany, France.

      Skipper, Charlie Enright, and Team CEO, Mark Towill, have brought together three of the most experienced ...
      Published on 09-28-2020 08:48 AM
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      WATSONVILLE, Calif., September 24, 2020 –Sailboat construction icon Ron Moore is joining forces with Yachtsman and Businessman Blaine Rorick and CFO Samuel Willner to form Moore Sailboats Inc., a new entity which will produce the all-new Alan Andrews-designed Moore 33 sailboat.

      Andrews name is synonymous with a multitude of record-setting and race-winning ULDB sleds like Locomotion, It’s OK, Cheval, Alchemy, to modern TP 52’s and last ...