Tuesday, 8 July 2014

TEAM CAMPOS - VOLVO OCEAN 65 - Volvo Ocean Race Round the World 2014 / 2015

 Team Campos - Volvo Ocean 65 one design one of 7 Yachts
built for the Volvo Ocean Race round the World 2014/2015.
Yacht parts made by various companies and completed by
Green Marine Hythe, Hampshire, Britain.
Yachts built to within 29kg of each other.
These pictures were taken just of Hythe near Southampton
in late June 2014.
 Note the long chine down the side of the hull
 unusual bow

 Big square topped Mainsail
 2 large dagger boards
The Keel has a 3500kg lead bulb attached to a 1600kg steel fin
Rudders are 35kg each the yacht has 2 rudders and each yacht
carries a spare rudder. All rudders are bright orange

 The mast is carbon fibre and deck stept


 Below note the black pole for sheeting angles for the massive Asymmetric.

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