GC32

GC32

5 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 Villasimius Cup 2018 - Day Two

    Episode 1

    Tough conditions on the water for day two of the GC32 Villasimius Cup, resulted in a long wait before the wind filled in and built to 10+ knots albeit from an unforecast easterly/southeasterly direction. Against expectations this held, enabling four races to be sailed laterally across the Bay imm...

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup 2018 - Day Four

    Episode 2

    Light winds on the GC32 Villasimius Cup’s final day may not have provided the same top speed foiling action of the previous three days, but there was high drama across the leaderboard during today’s three races with first place changing twice and third place swapping.

    Video Producer: Icarus S...

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup 2018 - Day Three

    Episode 3

    Stand-out teams on the third and penultimate day of the GC32 Villasimius Cup were Realteam and Erik Maris’ Zoulou. They ascended the leaderboard to claim the second and third spots, still in contact with Franck Cammas’ overall leader, NORAUTO powered by Team France.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sp...

  • Extreme Sailing Series - Meet Red Bull Sailing Team's Micah Wilkinson

    Episode 4

    Rising star from the the Flying Phantoms and now one of the crew on the Red Bull Sailing GC32 - meet New Zealand's Micah Wilkinson.

    Video Producer: OC Sport

  • INEOS Team UK - GC32 Racing Tour 2018 - That's A Wrap!

    Episode 5

    Great finish for INEOS Team UK taking the win on the final leg of the GC32 Racing Tour. Competing at four of the five legs with two regatta wins - Sir Ben Ainslie is a happy skipper.

    Video Producer: INEOS Team UK

  • GC32 TPM Med Cup 2018 - Day One

    Episode 6

    Winds had abated after the storm off the Cote d’Azur, but sadly the sea state on the Rade de Toulon was considered too large for the nimble flying catamarans to race safely on Day One of the GC32 TPM Med Cup.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 TPM Med Cup 2018 - Day Two

    Episode 7

    Star on Day Two was unquestionably Sir Ben Ainslie and his America’s Cup crew on board INEOS TEAM UK. The British team won three consecutive races of five, coming second in the remaining two.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 TPM Med Cup 2018 - Day Three

    Episode 8

    On the penultimate day of the GC32 TPM Med Cup, Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO powered by Team France fought back to second place overall after a disappointing Friday when they were crippled by a broken foil.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 TPM Med Cup 2018 - Final Day

    Episode 9

    Sir Ben Ainslie’s INEOS Team UK prevailed, beating Franck Cammas’ NORAUTO to the top spot by 13 points after ten races. Impressively the British team never finished a race off the podium.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • INEOS Team UK - Royal Yacht Squadron Fly-By!

    Episode 10

    Sir Ben Ainslie decided to take their sponsor, Jim Ratcliffe - Chairman of INEOS, out for a spin on the GC32 around Cowes finishing with a fly by of the Royal Yacht Squadron.

    Video Producer: INEOS Team UK

  • Oman Air Extreme Sailing Series 2018 Wrap Up

    Episode 11

    Fantastic performance throughout the year, the season has come to an end! Huge congratulations to Team Oman Air who took second place overall in the 2018 Extreme Sailing Series in Mexico.

    Video Producer: Oman Sail

  • GC32 Racing Tour 2018 Season Highlights

    Episode 12

    2018 GC Racing Tour kicked off in Lake Garda, Italy, with the first ever GC32 World Championships then travelled across Europe to Lagos, Palma, Sardinia and finishing in Toulon.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • Rebels Cause - The Extreme Sailing Series 2018 Finale - Mexico

    Episode 13

    INEOS Rebels sailors Will Alloway and Mark Spearman give insight into what the Rebels programme has meant to them.

    Video Producer: INEOS Team UK