Tag: GC32 Racing Tour

  • Top teams return for 2020 GC32 Racing Tour

    Top teams return for 2020 GC32 Racing Tour

    The big players are set to return to the battlefield in one month’s time when high speed foiling catamaran competition gets underway at the GC32 Oman Cup, first of five events comprising the 2020 GC32 Racing Tour. Throughout the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour two teams were at each other’s throats. The Adam Minoprio-skippered Oman Air […]

  • Frank Cammas fights back from the brink to clinch GC32 Villasimius Cup

    Frank Cammas fights back from the brink to clinch GC32 Villasimius Cup

    Light winds on the GC32 Villasimius Cup’s final day may not have provided the same top speed foiling action of the previous three days, but there was high drama across the leaderboard during today’s three races with first place changing twice and third place swapping. Out on the bay off Marina di Villasimius, the 5-7 […]

  • French and Swiss bullets on 25 knot opening day of GC32 Villasimius Cup

    French and Swiss bullets on 25 knot opening day of GC32 Villasimius Cup

    A dramatic opening day at the GC32 Villasimius Cup saw two races held before black clouds descended on the race course, causing the wind suddenly to build to 25+ knots from the southwest, kicking up a rough sea state. Deeming it unsafe for the flying catamarans and to avoid damage on this first day, PRO […]

  • [VIDEO] British America’s Cup team secures first GC32 Racing Tour victory

    [VIDEO] British America’s Cup team secures first GC32 Racing Tour victory

    INEOS Team UK has won the GC32 competition at 37 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, run by the Club Nautico de Palma. With 19 races held across four days on the Bay of Palma, the British flying catamaran secured the overall win with a race to spare, despite this being just the second ever GC32 Racing […]

  • Flying high at Copa del Rey

    Flying high at Copa del Rey

    The third of the 2018 GC32 Racing Tour’s five events begins tomorrow on the Bay of Palma. Here, for a third consecutive year, the flying catamaran circuit is competing at the prestigious Copa del Rey.  So far this season Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO powered by Team France has been the outstanding performer. They came out on […]

  • 2017 GC32 Racing Tour complete as new Corsican venue signs up

    2017 GC32 Racing Tour complete as new Corsican venue signs up

    The GC32 Racing Tour and Sirius Events continue to break new ground in Mediterranean regatta organisation. For the last four years Sirius Events has run Marseille One Design, the event for flying boats that traditionally concludes the annual GC32 Racing Tour. In 2017 Sirius Events is also organising the fourth and penultimate event of the […]

  • New Sardinian venue for 2017 GC32 Racing Tour

    New Sardinian venue for 2017 GC32 Racing Tour

    The GC32 Racing Tour will break new ground when it visits southern Sardinia at the end of June: This will be the first time that a major international sailing event has been held at Villasimius, on the Italian island’s southeasternmost tip. While Cagliari is well known in international sailing circles having previously hosted events for […]