Banque Populaire XI

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  1. Doug Lord
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    Here is a shot of the main hull being delivered: Banque Populaire XI-delivery of main hull.jpg
     
  2. Doug Lord
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    It is an old photo of the previous Banque Pop IX but I like it , giving the proportion of what they are building again. They now plan a launch by first half of 2021, march at the best.
     
  4. Dolfiman
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    Dolfiman Senior Member

    Banque Populaire XI was launched 27th of April , Ultim is the word !!! Future confrontation with Gitana 17 and Sodebo 3 are promising.
    Mise à l'eau de Banque Populaire XI d'Armel Le Cléac'h - YouTube
    Armel Le Cleac'h interview (in French) :
    Armel Le Cléac’h sur le Maxi-trimaran Banque Populaire XI : « On n’a pas été dans l’extrême » - YouTube
    and interview of VPLP architect in chief Vincent Lauriot-Prévost (also in French), explaining how they took advantage of the hard lessons learned with the IX (2 capsizes, the second during the Route du Rhum being fatal)
    Vincent Lauriot-Prévost, architecte du Maxi Banque Populaire XI explique les spécificités du bateau - YouTube
    The visit of the boat with Armel :
    ARMEL LE CLEAC'H VOUS FAIT VISITER LE MAXI BANQUE POPULAIRE XI - VOILE BANQUE POPULAIRE - YouTube
     
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  5. Doug Lord
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    Doug Lord Flight Ready

    Some spectacular racing ahead!!
     
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