Category: International C-Class Catamaran Championship 2013

  • About the International C-Class Catamaran Championship of 2013

    About the International C-Class Catamaran Championship of 2013

    The International C-Class Catamaran Championship (ICCCC) of 2013, an event that has etched its mark in the annals of sailing history, was a spectacle of innovation and competition. Hosted by the picturesque waters of Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, the championship was not just a race but a convergence of design prowess and sailing skill. The event…

  • 2013 ICCCC RACE RESULTS

    2013 ICCCC RACE RESULTS

    MATCH RACE RESULTS | THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER Rank No. Boat name Sail no Helm name Crew name Team R1 R2 Total Nett 1st 7 Groupama C FRA7 Franck Cammas Louis Viat Groupama 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0 2nd 1 Flyer SUI1 Billy Besson Jeremie Lagarrigue Hydros Lombard Odier 2.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 PETIT FLEET RESULTS |…

  • MATCH RACING | GROUPAMA VS HYDROS 1

    MATCH RACING | GROUPAMA VS HYDROS 1

    Following four days of hard racing in a huge range of wind and sea conditions, the two pre race favourites, Franck Cammas and Jeremie Lagarrigue will face each other on the start line today at 11.00. With his perfect results history in this event marred only by one second place in the 5th race –…

  • GROUPAMA AND HYDROS TO FIGHT FOR THE CUP

    GROUPAMA AND HYDROS TO FIGHT FOR THE CUP

    Mylor Harbour, UK [26 September 2013] – The 2013 International C-Class Catamaran Championship has been characterized by the near-absolute dominance of Franck Cammas and Louis Viat and their brilliant Groupama C design.  Until yesterday, the legendary French offshore sailor had only been beaten in one race, and then only because crew Louis Viat snapped a trapeze wire and flew…

  • Team Portugal

    Team Portugal

    Team: Team Cascais Country: Portugal 🇵🇹 Boat: 1 x TBD Principal: António Reis A new challenger coming from Portugal The Team Following on the inspiring presentation of SteveClark at the 2010 YRDT Estoril conference, the process to have Portuguese challenger at the 2013 event was initiated. Optimal Structural Solutions teamed up with Tony Castro Design,…

  • Team GB

    Team GB

    Team: Team Invictus Country: Great Britain 🇬🇧 Boat: Invictus (GBR38) Principals: Norman Wijker, Mark Bishop Having never designed a C class catamaran, it showed in 2004 when Team Invictus challenged Steve Clark and Cogito for the new ICCCC. Invictus’s performance was way off the pace, but the team vowed to be back, determined not to waste the knowledge…

  • Team France

    Team France

    Team: Challenge France Country: France 🇫🇷 Boat: Patient Lady VI (FRA2) Principal: Benjamin Muyl “The Little America’s Cup provides a rare thing: a small team, a challenge for technical and sporting international level, while maintaining an atmosphere of sharing experience and knowledge. I am very fortunate to have been able to initiate the project Challenge France, to…

  • SWITZERLAND | TEAM HYDROS

    SWITZERLAND | TEAM HYDROS

    Team: Team Hydros Country: Switzerland 🇨🇭 Boats: Hydros Lombard Odier (SUI1796) Principal: Jeremie Lagarrigue Two catamarans bearing the Hydros colours will represent Switzerland at the next Little America’s Cup, which will take place at Falmouth next year. Besson and Lagarrigue will sail the first catamaran, and a team selected by Daniel Schmaeh, the helmsman and…

  • SPAIN | SENTIENT BLUE

    SPAIN | SENTIENT BLUE

    Team: Sentient Blue Country: Spain 🇪🇸 Boat: Alpha (ESP8) Principal: John Downey The team was formed to build a smaller wing rig boat called the A+ as a research boat prior to moving forward to a full C Class challenge in 2015. This boat will be launched later this year. The intention was to observe…

  • USA | COGITO PROJECT

    USA | COGITO PROJECT

    Team: Cogito Project Country: United States of America 🇺🇸 Boats: Cogito (USA104), Aethon (USA105) Principal: Steve Clark Steve Clark’s history with C class catamarans goes a long way back, as his father became the first US boat to come over to the UK to challenge for the new International Catamaran Challenge Trophy, (which was to become…