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A world first - Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran
Cap Horn - Julbo Sail Session 2015Jeremy Bernard - www.jeremy-bernard.com

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A world first – Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran

Franck Cammas, one of the most successful French sailors in the world, has done what no one has achieved before – rounded Cape Horn in a foiling catamaran – a world first!

As part of the Julbo Sail Session, Franck Cammas rounded Cape Horn in a Nacra F20 Carbon FCS accompanied by a novice sailor -Johannes Wiebel (GER).

A world first - Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling

Cap Horn – Julbo Sail Session 2015Jeremy Bernard – www.jeremy-bernard.com

Weather conditions were good, with 15 knots of wind and 2.5-metre waves.

‘It’s been a really great and successful adventure,’ Franck Cammas said after getting back on land.

A world first - Franck Cammas rounds Cape Horn in a foiling

Cap Horn – Julbo Sail Session 2015Jeremy Bernard – www.jeremy-bernard.com

‘It’s unusual to have a weather window in 10 days for a boat like this to round Cape Horn. It’s my third passage and it’s really uncommon to do it with such a small boat.

by Frette Rogerson

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