Looks like the MOD 70’s experienced yet another capsize just a couple of weeks ago while practicing for the Transat Jacques Vabre. It’s pretty serious when these things go over as Team Spindrift can vouch for with their spill back in June in Dùn Laoghaire, Ireland. ~Video courtesy of SailingNews’ YouTube Channel Virbac Paprec was […]Read More Uh Oh!
Check out this incredible broach! Last Saturday, Team Spindrift of the MOD 70 racing fleet take a pretty bad spill near the start line, off of the coast of Dublin – Dùn Laoghaire. Only one crew member was hurt, suffering a pelvis fracture. He was the one being immediately air lifted. Nice work by the […]Read More It’s Just Money
Now this is exciting stuff! There is only one thing more exciting than flying a hull on a catamaran and that is flying two hulls on a tri-maran. The same boats from the Krys Ocean Race that broke all of the Trans-At records, now tour Europe. The MOD 70 European Tour is played just like a mini version of […]Read More MOD 70 European Tour
Last week the Krys Ocean Race offered us a look at the new MOD 70’s. Check them out as they race across the Atlantic, proving both speed and stability.Read More Trans-At in Less Than 5 Days
The Multi-one design 70 makes it’s debut. The race appears as though it will take on a Volvo Ocean Race type approach and is rumored to start in New York City around July this year! Great idea for a venue, should be fun to watch these high powered, multi-hulled, fully crewed sailing machines start their […]Read More Whitbread for Multi-Hulls?