• franck cammas

    Groupama 45: taking flight

    by  • 14 May 2015 • franck cammas, groupama

    There are some dates that are immediately etched on your memory, ones you'll remember for a long time to come. 7 May is one such date for Franck Cammas and for Groupama sailing team with the first launch and the first flying sessions by the one-design catamaran Groupama 45, which is set to participate in the first event of the America's Cup World Series in three months' time alongside the world's top teams.

    Joint statement from the teams

    by  • 26 July 2014 • America's Cup, artemis racing, Ben Ainslie Racing, FEATURED, franck cammas, Iain Percy, Luna Rossa, max sirena, Team France

    Following the announcement of Team Australia of its intention to withdraw from the competition, the teams Luna Rossa Challenge, Artemis Racing, Ben Ainslie Racing and Team France – jointly with the yacht clubs they represent – confirm their full support to the event, regardless from the host venue that will be selected

    Hit by Aberdeen in Singapore, Groupama isn’t giving up

    by  • 22 February 2014 • Extreme Sailing Series, franck cammas, groupama

    The third day of racing in the Extreme Sailing Series had in fact started off well with a fine second place for Groupama. However, the latter part of the day was to prove less favourable as one of Groupama's rivals collided into her just metres from the finish line. A slightly injured crewman, a broken mast and torn sails won't be enough to cause Franck Cammas and his team give up though

    Extreme Sailing Series Singapore: An instructive first day for Franck Cammas and Groupama

    by  • 19 February 2014 • Extreme Sailing Series, FEATURED, franck cammas, Sophie de Turckheim

    Each time it's the same old story: when you return to a circuit that you left several years previously, you always wonder if you've made as much, less or more progress than the others. A great champion as he is, Franck Cammas is no exception to the rule and this morning you could sense a certain anxiety hidden behind some uncharacteristic laughs

    Franck Cammas assesses the 2014 Extreme Sailing Series and his chances

    by  • 5 February 2014 • America's Cup, Extreme Sailing Series, FEATURED, franck cammas, Matthieu Vandame, Sophie de Turckheim, Tanguy Cariou

    For several years now, Franck Cammas has been stringing together a series of successes aboard the Groupama boats: Jules Verne Trophy, Route du Rhum, Volvo Ocean Race, Tour de France à la Voile, C-Class and finally the Nacra 17. However, there is one series where the Frenchman has never become an established name: the Extreme 40