Monday, 11 November 2013

BRANEC IV - Trimaran - Guernsey 2013

Branec IV - Pictured here in Guernsey 2013
Who designed her ?
Do you know any racing history ?

1 comment:

  1. Built in 1990 by the shipyard to Seatec Trinité/mer.56. Second in a series of 3 trimarans from 53 'designed by Nigel Irens (The first NOTKA for Develay Claude, the second DUPON DURAN II Pascal Herold and the third for CLM Hervé Cléris).
    -Mike Birch and Halvard Mabire have supervised their construction. With vast experience in building yachts and multihulls offshore in particular, they have participated in making trimarans fast and strong.

    Current Length: 50 '(15.24m)
    Beam: 12.90M
    Draft: Hull Central 0.60m
    Draft with saffron: 1.70m
    With drift Draft Max: 2.70m
    Displacement: 7 tons
    Mast carbon 72 '. (76 'of clearance).
    Kevlar Epoxy hull with carbon U.D.
    The arms are carbon-epoxy beams.