• Antoine Carraz

    First record for Spindrift 2

    by  • 6 November 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Bahamas, The, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Maxis, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Crossing the finish line in San Salvador in the Bahamas this morning just before 0600 UTC, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 has beaten the previous recorread more

    Bahamas arrival tomorrow

    by  • 5 November 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 last night endured the slowest, most complicated and stressful phase of their Route of Discovery record attempt since leread more

    Transition zone coming up

    by  • 3 November 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Multimedia, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Making the most of a powerful trade winds, Spindrift 2 continues her attempt on the Route of Discovery record at full tilt.read more

    Spindrift 2 ahead of the record

    by  • 1 November 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Multimedia, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Having reached the island of Gran Canaria yesterday at 1800 - a required mark of course that must be left to starboard - the 40m maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 is now races along the tradewind read more

    Spindrift 2 underway

    by  • 30 October 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Portugal, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    The world’s largest racing trimaran, Spindrift 2 set off on her attempt on the Route of Discovery record today at 15:19:34 UTC.read more

    Spindrift 2 to set off

    by  • 29 October 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Portugal, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Simone Gaeta, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Virginie Bouchet, Yann Guichard, 
Thomas Rouxel, 
Xavier Revil

    Spindrift 2, the world’s largest racing trimaran, and its 14-strong crew, led by Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard, can at last foresee a weather window within the next 24 hours whicread more

    Spindrift 2 on stand-by

    by  • 10 October 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Tabarly, France, Francois Morvan, G Class, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Mark Lloyd, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    The 40m maxi trimaran Spindrift 2 has arrived in Portimao, southern Portugal, where Dona Bertarelli, Yann Guichard and their crew of 12 are now on standby, waiting for the optimum weatherread more

    Rolex Fastnet Race – line honours form guide

    by  • 2 August 2013 • abu dhabi ocean racing, Adil Khalid, Andrew Cape, Annie Lush, Antoine Carraz, Banque Populaire, Bertrand Pace, Brad Jackson, Cameron Dunn, Chris Sherlock, Christophe Espagnon, Dona Bertarelli, Edmond de Rothschild, Emmanuel le Borgne, Erwan Israel, Esimit Europa, G Class, Gitana 11, groupama, Guy Barron, ian walker, ICAP Leopard, Jack Boutell, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Jeremy Elliott, Jeremy Wilmot, Jochen Schuemann, Jordi Calafat, Kevin Escoffier, Marcel van Triest, Maxi, Maxis, Mike Slade, Nick Dana, Nicolas Texier, Nigel Musto, Offshore, Oman Air – Musandam, Phil Harmer, Phillip Carlson, Pierre-Emmanuel Hérissé, Pierre-Yves Moreau, Records, Ronan Lucas, Route du Rhum, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sam Davies, Sebastien Marsset, Simon Fisher, Spindrift, Team SCA, Thierry Douillard, Tom Johnson, Tony Mutter, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Volvo Ocean Race, vor 70, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    While the Rolex Fastnet Race's main prize is the Fastnet Challenge Trophy and Rolex chronometer for the first among the 300 boats competing under IRC handicap, another significant battle comeread more

    The big beast emerges

    by  • 2 July 2013 • Antoine Carraz, Banque Populaire, Dona Bertarelli, Erwan Israel, Erwan Tabarly, France, G Class, Jacques Guichard, Jean Baptiste le Vaillant, Nicolas Texier, Offshore, Records, Sebastien Marsset, Spindrift Racing, Thierry Douillard, Xavier Revil, Yann Guichard

    The world's largest maxi-trimaran formerly known as Banque Populaire was today revealed in her new livery by her new owners Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard's Spindrift Racing, in a ceremread more