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VIDEO: Crossing Oceans at 50 knots

Published on July 19th, 2017

Launched on July 17, the revolutionary 100ft maxi trimaran Gitana 17 is designed to fully foil in the open ocean at speeds up to 50 knots. To be skippered by Sébastien Josse and raced under the name Maxi Edmond de Rothschild, the boat has been configured for both singlehanded and crewed endeavors. Designer Guillaume Verdier explains the concepts in this video published on Jul 19, 2017.

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