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Tension building for International C Class Catamaran Championships

by Ken Docherty on 18 Sep 2013 21-28 September 2013
Groupama C preparing for the International C Class Catamaran Championships © Groupama Sailing Team

With all teams on site or on their way, the tension in Mylor is building. In this ultra competitive development class, it could be these last minute changes and modifications make the difference between podium and tail-ender, so the tweaking will continue right up until the 11:00am start gun on Sunday.

With the Swiss Hydros team posting speeds in excess of 30 knots in training, the reputation of this legendary event can only build further.

Programme

Sat 21st Sep: Registration, Interviews, Commodore's Reception
22nd-24th: 3 fleet races each day
Wed 25th: Lay day, BBQ
Thu 26th: 2 petit fleet races, 2 match races
Fri 27th: 2 petit fleet races, 2 match races
Sat 28th: Petit fleet bay race, 3 match races, Prizegiving Dinner

Crew list

TEAM CANADA:
Canaan [CAN9] Billy Gooderham, Christian Pavey
Fill Your Hands [Can10] Fred Eaton, Magnus Clarke

CHALLENGE FRANCE:
Patient Lady VI [FRA2] Helm and crew TBA

TEAM COGITO:
Cogito [USA104] Lars Guck, Max Kramers
Aethon [USA105] Steve Clark, Sam Moore

HYDROS LOMBARD ODIER:
Hydros Lombard Odier [1796] Billy Besson, Jeremie Lagarrigue
Hydros Lombard Odier 2 [awaiting sail number] Mischa Heemskerk, Bastiaan Tentij

GROUPAMA:
Groupama C [FRA7] Franck Cammas, Louis Viat

TEAM SENTIENT BLUE:
Alpha [ESP8] John Downey, Sito Aviles

TEAM INVICTUS:
Invictus [GBR38] Tom Phipps, Cedric Bader

TEAM CASCAIS:
Wild Horse {POR25] Helm and crew TBA

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