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C Class Cup - The first French C Class Catamaran event

by Nicolas Felix on 20 Dec 2012
International C-Class Catamaran Championship action © Christophe Launay
At the 2012 International Boat Show in Paris, Challenge France, the French challenger for the 2013 International C Class Catamaran Championship (ICCCC) in partnership with the French National Sailing Centre (Ecole Nationale de Voile et des Sports Nautiques - ENVSN), announced details about the C Class Cup: the first French C Class Catamaran sailing event.

The C Class Cup will take place at the ENVSN – Saint-Pierre-Quiberon, France, from 22nd to the 26th of May 2013.

Four sailing teams already registered for the C Class Cup including Swiss team Hydros with Jérémie Lagarrigue, the French Groupama team with Franck Cammas and the French Challenge France team with Karine Fauconnier and Gwénolé Gahinet.

The event lasting four days will include three types of racing format: Fleet Races, Match Racing and Speed Matches. It will be a unique opportunity for the teams to compete, train and see how their boats measure up in the same sort of environment that they will encounter during the ICCCC, the class’s world championship in Falmouth, UK in September 2013.


The C Class Cup promises to be an important event in the spring of 2013. To support the promotion and organization of the C Class Cup, the organization is seeking a title sponsor and technical partners.

Quote from Steve Clark, President of the C Class Association: 'France has been at the vanguard of multihull development for many years, yet has been absent from the C Class competition which has always been the most advanced multihull class [...]. We hope this regatta is the start of a new union between the French passion for speed and development with the C Class which has been the principle proving ground for new multihull technology.'

About the C Class Cup:

Dates: 22nd to 26th of May 2013
Where: Ecole Nationale de Voile et des Sports Nautiques (ENVSN)
Beg Rohu - 56510 Saint-Pierre-Quiberon - C Class Cup Challenge France ENVSN website

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