Image: Groupama Frank Gammas Groupama 3 is being prepared for short – handed sailing, which includes experimenting with innovative ways to power the winches. The idea is that Frank can alternate between using his arms or legs to trim the sails and hence conserve strength. Nice touch!
They did and went on to break the outright round the world record on Groupama 3. Good times.
Last night Goupama 3 won the Jules Verne’s trophy in a new non-stop round the world record time. The trimaran used a rotating wing mast from Lorimar – supported with rigging from Future Fibres. Groupama 3 bettered Orange 2’s course record from 2005 by over two days and becomes the first sailing yacht to circumnavigate … Read more