26 June 2015

Groupama Team France Announcement, America's Cup 2017, Sailing Videos

Groupama Team France : The Strenght of confidence - Published on Jun 25, 2015: A land of sailors par excellence, France has won the majority of the competitions spanning the globe’s seas, and yet one prize is missing from its haul: the America’s Cup. Groupama Team France wishes to set the record straight in this regard and get the French campaigning for the oldest yachting trophy in the world. It is with this culture of excellence that three exceptional sailors, Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux and Olivier de Kersauson, have come together to form Groupama Team France. Individually, they have won it all, in crewed and single-handed configuration and in the media; together they have everything required to carry this project off: the desire, the talent, the ingenuity and the popularity.

Groupama Team France takes up the challenge - 35th America's Cup: "With two years until the 35th edition of the America’s Cup, Franck Cammas, Michel Desjoyeaux and Olivier de Kersauson have formalised the launch of Groupama Team France, the French bid to win the oldest sports trophy in the world. Gathered together in the Hôtel de la Marine, the three sailors, in the presence of Thierry Martel, CEO of Groupama, title partner to the French challenge, presented the Groupama Team France project to the press and its guests, with the support of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Defence Minister and Patrick Kanner, Minister for Cities, Youth and Sports..."

QUI QUE QUOI QU'ON FAIT - Le Diam 24 - The Diam 24 One Design is the new official support of the Tour de France Sailing Race. Groupama sailing team presents this new boat and explains the regatta on board the trimaran 7m led three teammates.

2 minute flight with Groupama 45 - To start the week, it takes flight, sea spray and speed! Those three ingredients in a mind-blowing video images with Groupama 45 in the Tour de Belle-Ile.

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