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...

  • GC32 Copa del Rey MAPFRE 2019 - Day One

    Episode 10

    After a faltering start to day one of the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Alinghi turned on the afterburners to take the final two races of a full-on, five-heat afternoon in the latest round of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour in Palma, Mallorca.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Copa del Rey MAPFRE 2019 - Day Two

    Episode 11

    Oman Air dominated the early part of the second day, an altogether lighter contest after the barnstorming breezes of Day One at the 38th Copa del Rey MAPFRE in Palma.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Copa del Rey MAPFRE 2019 - Day Three

    Episode 12

    Some hair-raisingly close crosses between Oman Air and Alinghi summed up just how tight the battle for supremacy was between these two top-flight teams duelling each other for the podium.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Copa del Rey MAPFRE 2019 - Final Day

    Episode 13

    Oman Air won the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE in Palma, third event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, after fending off a final day challenge from arch-rivals Alinghi.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Oman Cup 2019 - Day One

    Episode 14

    Opening day of the GC32 Oman Cup looked like it might be marginal. However in the end, four out of five of the scheduled races were sailed just north of the Al Mouj marina with a challenging set of wind conditions at times.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Oman Cup 2019 - Day Two

    Episode 15

    Undisputed winner on Day Two was Zoulou, which, with French ace Gurvan Bontemps standing in on the helm for owner-driver Erik Maris, scored two bullets and three seconds, which was immensely consistent given the sea state and gusty conditions.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports

  • GC32 Oman Cup 2019 - Final Day

    Episode 16

    Another flawless display by the world’s top catamaran sailing team, Alinghi win the GC32 Oman Cup and the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour. Ernesto Bertarelli’s Swiss team adds to their GC32 World Championship title and victory in their own domestic D35 catamaran circuit.

    Video Producer: Icarus Sports