Mylor Harbour, UK [30 September 2013] –
With their carbon wings and slender hulls packed into boxes en route to a half-dozen different nations, it’s time to reflect on the 2013 International C-Class Catamaran Championship.
When Cogito emerged on the Little Cup scene back in 1996, her innovative edge-twisting wing proved a massive edge for Steve Clark and Duncan MacLane. Nearly 20 years later, Franck Cammas’ Groupama C showed a similarly game-changing innovation, her stable, simple foiling system helping to propel her to an easy 2-0 victory against Jeremy Lagarrigue’s Hydros. Cammas and crew Louis Viat would become first Frenchmen to ever hoist the International C-Class Catamaran Championship trophy.
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The full results for the 2013 Falmouth ICCCC regatta are here:
|Franck Cammas and Louis Viat at speed on the Groupama C Class catamaran, photo courtesy Meredith Block|