From the following press release on the Spindrift Racing website:
In this new episode of “40 metres solo”, Yann Guichard presents the work done by the Spindrift racing Design Team.
Our “in-house” engineers have the task of working around the sailor’s perceptions and feelings. The sensations gathered at sea are only the starting point for any technical optimization made on the maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2 prototype. For this reason it is important to have the skills at the heart of our team to continually plan, test and validate new solutions.
“It is essential to always stay one step ahead in terms of development in a mechanical sport,” says the skipper of Spindrift racing. “We must also monitor the technological advancements made, especially by our competitors. Finally, it is also essential to find ways to maintain confidentiality of the solutions that the team has developed.”
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