MaxSea official supplier of the 2012-2013 Vendée Globe

MaxSea International is glad to be, once again, an official supplier of the Vendée Globe.

Vendee Globe 2012 official poster

Learn how to train like an Ocean Skipper Free GuideMaxSea will supply the legendary French ocean race with software in order to track the race participants. This task will be accomplished thanks to the performance of MaxSea Racing Module and other great features of MaxSea TimeZero ECS, one of MaxSea’s professional software, especially suited for racing boats.

On November 10th, 19 skippers will try to win the 7th edition of the round-the-world solo race and beat Michel Desjoyaux’s record of 84 days 3 hours and 9 minutes to reach the Sables d’Olonne finish line, set during the last edition of the race (2008-2009).

Vendee Globe 2012-2013 19 skippers

You can access a more detailed description on our software’s use by the race management team during the Vendée Globe on the event’s official website.

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MaxSea International sponsors the 2012 Krys Ocean Race

MaxSea International is happy to participate in the 2012 Krys Ocean Race as the Official Technical Supplier of the race direction and management team.

MaxSea International Sponsors the 2012 Krys Ocean Race

The Krys Ocean Race is a transatlantic crewed race who belongs to the international MOD70 circuit featuring one-design trimarans sailing from New York to Brest.

From July 7th to 14th, these 5 teams will inaugurate the first MOD70 event, with many partners on board, including MaxSea International:

  1. RACE FOR WATER, skipped by Stève Ravussin
  2. FONCIA, skipped by Michel Desjoyaux
  3. GROUPE EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD, skipped by Sébastien Josse
  4. SPINDRIFT RACING, skipped by Yann Guichard
  5. MUSANDAM-OMAN SAIL, skipped by Sidney Gavignet

Race Viewer cartographic tool - 2012 Krys Ocean Race

The 10 feet in length (21.20 meters instead of 18.28 meters) identical trimarans display these features in order to guarantee their security, reliability and performance:

  • Smaller sail area (5%) providing more safety when ocean sailing
  • Longer central hull (10 ft) to minimize pitch poling
  • Raised beam clearance to reduce wave impacts
  • Possibility to lift the center hull rudder
  • Curved foils for more performance and safety
  • Shorter monolithic canting mast (+/- 8%) positioned further aft in the hull
  • Low temperature cured carbon fiber & foam sandwich construction

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