Now for something completely different
Published on November 27th, 2019
Armel Tripon said his IMOCA would be different and he wasn’t kidding. Designed by Class40 guru Sam Manuard, the boat sports a bow as scow-like as the rules allow, has considerably less beam than all other IMOCAs, includes a lot of rocker in the bow area along with a strange transom and huge foils. This boat is going where no IMOCA had gone before. Details.