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 Villasimius Cup 2019 - Day One

    Episode 1

    The opening day of the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the first event on the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour saw a stiff southwesterly buffeting the ten GC32 catamarans while moored in the Marina di Villasimus as their crews prepared for the season’s first encounter.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup 2019 - Day Two

    Episode 2

    At this half way stage of the GC32 Villasimius Cup, the opening event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, two teams are tied at the top, with skippers who were team mates in the last America’s Cup.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup 2019 - Day Three

    Episode 3

    There were two star performers on Day Three. Oman Air returned to the Marina di Villasimius having pulled out an eight point lead. However while the Omani team, led by new skipper Adam Minoprio succeeded in scoring 10 points, Alinghi was close behind on 11.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Villasimius Cup 2019 - Final Day

    Episode 4

    The Omanis may once again have been lowest scorers, but Alinghi and INEOS Rebels UK were only one and two points behind. This situation would have been markedly different too had these two teams not been called OCS in the final race, in which they finished seventh and eighth respectively.

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  • Pushing The Boundaries - Foil

    Episode 5

    Exclusive documentary on foiling - everything you need to know about how, why and what developments are in store for the sailors that fly.. Interviews with INEOS Team UK, Foiling World, Southampton Solent University and comprehensive footage of many of the current flying machines - one to watch f...

  • GC32 World Championship 2019 - Day One

    Episode 6

    For the ten international teams competing off Lagos, Portugal, it was a day of two halves plus a mix of conditions and starting formats provided a worthy test that caused even the most polished crews to falter.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 World Championship 2019 - Day Two

    Episode 7

    At this half way stage of the event, two teams have edged ahead: Leader Alinghi and second placed Oman Air are now separated by just three points, six points ahead of INEOS Rebels UK in third.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 World Championship 2019 - Day Three

    Episode 8

    Alinghi, the immaculate Swiss, ended the day with a monster lead of 16 points, after winning the first two races and pulling a rabbit out of the hat to come third in race three.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 World Championship 2019 - Final Day

    Episode 9

    Having looked secure, leading by 16 points going into the last day, Ernesto Bertarelli’s Alinghi team, helmed by Arnaud Psarofaghis, scored a 2-1-1on the final day's first races to win the 2019 GC32 World Championship with two to spare – an incredible result given the calibre of competition racin...