actualitesMultiplast news / October 26, 2001


Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

For 6 consecutive years, Multiplast and the Gilles Ollier Design Team have exhibited at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (Florida, USA), the world's leading show for superyachts. The president Gilles Ollier, Franck Martin one of the Gilles Ollier Design Team's 4 naval architects and David Palmer exports manager will be on site to present the latest activities of the yard and the projects in the pipeline, both racing and cruising. From November 23 – 29, 2001. Booth # 742 - Builders & Designers Tent - Bahia Mar location

geronimoGeronimo !

Olivier de Kersauson's giant trimaran will finally be called Geronimo after the famous Apache Indian chief, because she will "never give in to anything". After a 12 month construction at the Multiplast yard, Geronimo designed by the talented duo of naval architects Marc Van Peteghem & Vincent Lauriot Prévost, will now set forth to hunt all the Great Records.
A few drops of water added to the traditional champagne, generous rays of sunshine and great smiles on the faces of all the actors of the festival, the naming of the biggest trimaran in the world in Brest (Atlantic coast/France) lived up to its promises. The yacht's godmother, Mary Tabarly - daugter of the famous French skipper


Tentative-de-Record-de-lAtlantiqueTeam Adventure. Diagnostic and remedy...


10th August 2001 – 1130 GMT – Atlantic Record Attempt – Off Nova Scotia (Canada) Launched at more than 28 knots (52 kph) in a thick fog, the 32 m (105') maxi catamaran Team Adventure hit an unidentified floating object. The shock was extremely violent. No injuries among American Cam Lewis's crew, but the multihull was severely hit. Last week, Yann Penfornis of the Multiplast yard which built the boat, went to Vinalhaven, Maine (USA), the port where Team Adventure took refuge after the incident. 

Yann Penfornis
"...The very violent shock between Team Adventure and an unidentified but apparently


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