Artemis 72 döpt + Loïck Peyron


Nu verkar Artemis har fått ordning på sina problem med 72:an så nu är den ordentligt döpt av Barbro Osher, Sveriges generalkonsul i San Fransisco. Nu vill vi se dem segla också. Foto: Sander van der Borch / Artemis Racing.

Det är också kul att man tagit ombord Loïck Peyron för att hjälpa till att tämja besten.

“It is fantastic to have Loïck join Artemis Racing. Loïck has no peer when it comes to large multihulls.” said Paul Cayard, CEO of Artemis Racing. “As we have seen, these AC72’s will be a real challenge here on San Francisco Bay and having someone of Loïck’s experience will certainly be advantageous.”

Peyron has an extensive background of achievements in multihulls in both inshore and offshore racing. In the late 1990’s and early 2000’s he won the ORMA Championship four times, the Single-handed Transatlantic Race three times, and just this year won the Jules Verne Trophy setting the record for the fastest circumnavigation of the globe in just 45 days. Peyron has been the skipper for Energy Team France in the 2012 America’s Cup World Series (ACWS).


3 Comments

  1. Brorsan Nov 4, 2012 Reply

    Läckert!
    Hade dock velat se lite fler bilder p¨å båten och inte skumma reflektioner i vattnet genom stängsel och liknande…

  2. Pelle P Nov 5, 2012 Reply

    Nån som har koll på deras ideér om bärplan??

  3. Morten Nov 5, 2012 Reply

    ser ut som de har valgt en annen vinge enn de andre båtene, med flere ” flaps” i bak kant og større areal fremme.

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