May 18, 2016

GC32s,1st Match Racing Event @Lake Traunsee for Minoprio

Images: Helga Nagl & Hans Feitzinger / GC32 Racing Tour Press.   - -The GC32s will have split tours this year with the Extreme Series and the European owners circuit.  Team Gropuama's Adam Minoprio with F18 World Champs crews Arnaud Jarlegan & Matthieu Vandame  won the first GC32 Match Race event at Lake Traunsee in Austria. Minoprio already had a good debut at Oman, adapting himself pretty quickly, now on the smaller GC32s he continue to train in foiling cats over his MR background.

And with the strong French sailing team behind  like Arnaud & Matthieu come from Peyron's great performers "Energy Team" from the AC45 Series of last Cup, and also continued to race with Guichard in Spindrift projects. Yann remember was also helm for Energy Team.  The French with Minoprio , Cammas and also a experienced design team are on a mission for Bermuda.

Official web & report at

Finals (match racing, best-of-seven):
NORAUTO v ARMIN STROM Sailing Team: 4:0

Petit finals (match racing, best-of-seven):
Team ENGIE v PROFS I Youth America’s Cup Team Austria: 4:1

Semi finals (match racing, best-of-five):
NORAUTO v PROFS I Youth America’s Cup Team Austria: 3:0
Team ENGIE v ARMIN STROM Sailing Team: 2:3

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