For the second time this year, the crewed multihull specialists will be doing battle aboard Extreme 40s. Fifth in the first event contested in Singapore some four weeks ago, Franck Cammas and the crew of Groupama have been putting in some practice time on Muscat's race zone in the Sultanate of Oman
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
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
In 2014, the Extreme Sailing Series will, for the eighth consecutive year, bring a wealth of sailing talent from America’s Cup superstars, Olympic medallists and offshore legends to the shores of eight iconic venues around the globe – and amongst them are some of the world’s most talented female sailors
After a very exciting medal race the Dutch team of Mandy Mulder and Coen de Koning won the first ever Nacra 17 European Championship, held out of Centro Vela Dervio on Lake Como.read more
As announced during the conference on 7 December 2012, Franck Cammas is tackling his first international competition, giving shape to the announcement of his bid for Olympic gold.In the history of Olympic sailing, it’s rat...