GC32

GC32

4 Seasons

The GC32 is a class of foiling catamaran developed by THE GREAT CUP BV. 12 metres long and constructed of carbon fibre, they have a top speed of about 40 knots (74 kmh/ 46 mph). They are sailed in the GC32 Racing Tour, and have been chosen to replace the Extreme 40’s in the Extreme Sailing Series.

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  • GC32 2017 Championships - Day 1 Highlights

    Episode 1

    Two leading Kiwi skippers, both of whom have taken over the helms of well-established teams for this regatta, have claimed the lead positions after the first day of racing at the GC32 Championship in Muscat, Oman.

    Video Producer: Red Handed TV

  • GC32 2017 Championships - Day 2 Highlights

    Episode 2

    Conditions became lighter, but this managed to heighten the intensity of the racing between the eleven teams on Day Two of the GC32 Championship in Muscat, Oman.

    Video Producer: Red Handed TV

  • GC32 2017 Championships - Day 3 Highlights

    Episode 3

    A challenging third day for competitors and race management alike at the GC32 Championship saw France’s Team ENGIE claim the only race to be completed successfully. After a disappointing seventh place, Oman Air still leads overall, but is now just three points clear of Jes Gram-Hansen and Rasmus ...

  • GC32 2017 Championships - Day 4 Highlights

    Episode 4

    Despite conditions looking marginal earlier in the day in Muscat’s Al Mouj, throwing up concerns about whether there would be any action at all today out on the water at the GC32 Championship, in the event four races were held in swift succession in good conditions and a fifth nearly completed to...

  • GC32 2017 Championships - Final Day Highlights

    Episode 5

    Oman Air scored a convincing win at the GC32 Championship, held out of Al Mouj on the outskirts of Muscat. The Omani team led the GC32 Championship from the outset on Tuesday, but it was only today that they managed to shake off those chasing them.

    Video Producer: Red Handed TV

  • GC32 Riva Cup 2017 Preview

    Episode 6

    The GC32 Racing Tour kicks off on Lake Garda hosted by the Fraglia Vela Riva. Teams from all around the world have arrived and getting ready for Cup over the next few days.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Riva Cup 2017 - Day One

    Episode 7

    The 2017 GC32 Riva Cup kicked off with frustrating wind conditions and the PRO, Stuart Childerley, and race management team trying their best to get things started.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Riva Cup 2017 - Day Two

    Episode 8

    Day Two action from the 2017 GC32 Riva Cup, with near perfect conditions, the 11 teams from around the world enjoyed fantastic racing on Lake Garda.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Riva Cup 2017 - Day Three

    Episode 9

    Day Three action from the 2017 GC32 Riva Cup, the 11 Teams lined up on the race course for the speed challenge to prove who is the fastest GC32 on Lake Garda.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Riva Cup 2017 - Day Four

    Episode 10

    Day Four - Final day of the 2017 GC32 Riva Cup, plenty of action and tight battles between the three Swiss Teams - Realteam came out on top overall with Team Argo winning the Owner Drivers Trophy.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup - Practice Day

    Episode 11

    Seven teams are about to be unleashed at the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the second stage of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, with high-speed foiling competition due to kick off on Wednesday in Sardinia. Having arrived at the spectacular Marina di Villasimius, some of these experienced competitors are wonder...

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup - Day 1

    Episode 12

    The first day of racing for the GC32 Villasimius Cup, as we get an insight from Armin Strom Sailing Team on how to sail these speed machines. With high winds and rough seas, there was no racing completed on day one so the teams enjoyed the fine hospitality which Sardinia has to offer.

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  • GC32 Villasimius Cup - Day 2

    Episode 13

    Jason Carroll expertly steered his Argonauts to an early lead at the GC32 Villasimius Cup in Southern Sardinia today. The second stage of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour got underway with four races in breeze ranging from 10 to 20 knots on flat water, and Team Argo from the USA won the second race and ...

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3, Madeira Islands - Day One

    Episode 14

    Take a look at the highlights from the opening day of racing at Extreme Sailing Series Act 3, Madeira Islands, which saw SAP Extreme Sailing Team sneak into a narrow lead ahead of the Kiwis on board NZ Extreme Sailing Team.

    Video Producer: OC Sport

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup - Day 3

    Episode 15

    Realteam rose to second overall behind the dominant Team Argo on Day Three of the GC32 Villasimius Cup. However, it's the Owner Drivers that continue making the running in Sardinia.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3, Madeira Islands - Day Two

    Episode 16

    Take a look at the highlights from the Day Two of racing at Extreme Sailing Series Act 3, Madeira Islands. The competition heated up in Funchal as the fleet battled it out in eight races. Danish-flagged SAP Extreme Sailing Team stays on top going in to the penultimate day but Oman Air is hot on i...

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup - Final Day

    Episode 17

    Jason Carroll and Team Argo were unstoppable at the GC32 Villasimius Cup after the American crew foiled to victory on a beautiful final day in Sardinia. The breeze started around 10 knots from the west and built to 18 knots by the end of four windward-leeward races that saw the fleet charging dow...

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3, Madeira Islands - Day Three

    Episode 18

    Take a look at the highlights from the Day Three of racing at Extreme Sailing Series Act 3, Madeira Islands. Alinghi won the only race on day three, however, the leaderboard remains unchanged, as shifty conditions and winds blowing from opposite directions prevented further racing. This leaves th...

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3, Madeira Islands - Regatta Highlights

    Episode 19

    Take a look at the highlights from the racing at Extreme Sailing Series Act 3, Madeira Islands. It all came down to the final nail-biting double-points race, which went the way of Danish-flagged SAP Extreme Sailing Team. Alinghi fought back to take second from Oman Air, but was not able to do eno...

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 4, Barcelona Day One

    Episode 20

    Take a look at the highlights from the Day One at Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona. The ESS team caught up with the sailors from the eight international teams in Barcelona about their thoughts on the sailing venue, which is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympics.

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  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 4, Barcelona Day Two

    Episode 21

    Take a look at the highlights from the Day Two at Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona. Disappointment for the boys on board local team FNOB Impulse, as they were robbed of their only victory, but a strong day for Alinghi, who pulled ahead on the leaderboard.

    Video Producer: OC Sport

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 4, Barcelona Day Three

    Episode 22

    Take a look at the highlights from the Day Three at Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona. A leaderboard reshuffle with Oman Air finishing the day on top.

    Video Producer: OC Sport

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Act 4, Barcelona Wrap Up

    Episode 23

    Take a look at the highlights from the Extreme Sailing Series Act 4, Barcelona. Oman Air took glory for the Act but SAP Extreme Sailing Team’s third bumps them up to first on the overall season leaderboard.

    Video Producer: OC Sport

  • GC32 Racing Tour - Copa del Rey MAPFRE - Practice Day

    Episode 24

    The third round of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour arrived in Palma, Majorca. Conditions came good for the final day of testing prior to the start of racing proper on the Bay of Palma.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports