News: coming on in leaps and bounds
On 11 May 2015, the racing stable fitted out by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild unveiled its programme for 2020. A significant announcement for an XXL challenge with the launch of a maxi-multihull project, which is scheduled to hit the water in 2017.
In race mode: Belle-Ile express
Climb aboard the Multi 70 Edmond de Rothschild with the Gitana Team for an express Tour de Belle-Ile, which they won in a time of 2hr24, breaking their previous record by nearly 20 minutes! A victory shared with the crew of the GC32 Edmond de Rothschild, it too victorious in the short course.
Objective Vendée Globe: from the virtual to the real
In two months’ time, the Mono60 Edmond de Rothschild will leave the Multiplast yard in Vannes, south-west Brittany to put in her first tacks offshore of her Lorient base. As such, it’s high time to introduce her! In a guided tour of the future craft, Sébastien Josse and the entire team from the Gitana design office explain the key architectural features of this latest generation monohull.