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Eighth IMOCA in Build as Nicolas Troussel Announces New Boat

16th January 2019
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Nicolas Troussel Nicolas Troussel Photo: Alex Courcoux

An eighth new IMOCA being built, 2018 Round Ireland Race competitor Nicolas Troussel has confirmed.

There will be at least eight new generation IMOCAs lining up at the start of the 2020 Vendée Globe. The latest announcement comes from Nicolas Troussel, who in a year from now will be launching his Corum l’Epargne, a Kouyoumdjian designed boat fitted with foils. Twice winner of the Solitaire du Figaro and the Transat AG2R sailing double-handed with Armel Le Cléac’h, the skipper from Morlaix is turning a dream he has had for a long time into reality by joining the IMOCA circuit and competing in the non-stop solo round the world race.

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