• G Class

    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

    Once in a lifetime?

    by  • 13 August 2013 • Armel le Cleac'h, Banque Populaire, Bertrand Pace, Dona Bertarelli, Ernesto Bertarelli, G Class, groupama, Kurt Arrigo, Nigel Musto, Offshore, Records, Route du Rhum, Royal Ocean Racing Club, SInglehanded, Sodebo, Spindrift Racing, United Kingdom, Yann Guichard

    The Rolex Fastnet Race this year has been blessed with a distinct rarity - a line-up between the world’s two largest racing trimarans, Dona Bertarelli and Yann Guichard’s Spindriftread more

    France dominates the non-IRC classes

    by  • 10 August 2013 • Chris Tibbs, Class 40, Damien Seguin, Des Pieds et Des Mains, EDF Suez, Figaro, Francois Gabart, G Class, Gonzalo Botin, Henry Bomby, IMOCA 60, Jorg Riechers, macif, Marcellino Botin, mare, Mark Lloyd, Maxis, Michel Desjoyeaux, Nacho Postigo, Offshore, Open 60s, PRB, Rockfish, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Sebastien Rogues, Two-handed, United Kingdom, Vincent Riou

    With events such as the Vendee Globe and Route du Rhum, as well as being the hotbed of IMOCA 60, Class 40 and Figaro racing, having conceived the world’s fastest offshore multihulls and winniread more