Ultime Trimaran America's Cup
MACIF is 145 tons 98 feet long and 69 feet wide.
Ultime trimaran america's cup. Gitana 17 is the latest of the race boats backed by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild. It draws 147 feet and the rotating wing mast is 1148 feet tall and can be canted to weather by hydraulics to prevent the leeward bow from burying. Designed by VPLP Yacht Design with consultation from Franck Cammas and his Groupama multi-hull sailing team BOR90 is very light for her size being constructed almost entirely out of carbon fiber and epoxy resin and exhibits very high performance being able to.
The answer is the Ultime trimaran designed by the French-based masters of the genre VPLP. USA-17 is a sloop rigged racing trimaran built by the American sailing team BMW Oracle Racing to challenge for the 2010 Americas Cup. Americas Cup match races are held between two sailing yachts.
In Class 40 Ian Lipinski POL remains on position one but his advantage on Nicolas Groleaux FRA is only 2nm with 190nm to sail to the finish. Designed by the renowned VPLP Yacht designers and originally built for the legend of offshore ocean racing Jean Le Cam the boat was updated by Artemis Racing for testing of AC wing and dagger foils. The Americas Cup the pinnacle of yachting was first contested in 1851 making it the oldest trophy in international sport predating the modern Olympic Games by 45 years.
One from the yacht club that currently holds the trophy known as the defender and the other from the yacht club that is challenging for the cup the challenger. 31 m long 23 m wide she will have the same measurements as the skippers previous Ultime. Oracles modified trimaran challenger for the 33rd Americas Cup to be held February 2010.
After 40 hours underway all fleets are on a course back to France. The answer is the Ultime trimaran designed by the French-based masters of the genre VPLP. In fact it was.
580 m 2 6200 sq ft wing and gennaker estimate edit on Wikidata The AC72 Americas Cup 72 class is a class of wingsail catamarans built to a box rule governing the construction and operation of yachts competing in the 2013 Louis Vuitton and the Americas Cup races. The 100ft Ultime trimaran is the culmination of three years of work. The Ultime Trimaran TRITIUM is a modified Orma 60 Trimaran - extended to 72 feet.