Groupama 4

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Groupama 4
Volvo Ocean Race - Groupama 4 (1).JPG
Groupama 4 in 2012.
Other names Giacomo
Wizard
Nation  France
Class Volvo Open 70
Designer(s) Juan Kouyoumdjian
Builder Multiplast
Vannes, France
Launched 14 May 2011
Owner(s) Groupama Sailing Team
Racing career
Skippers Franck Cammas
Notable victories

2011–12 Volvo Ocean Race

2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Specifications
Displacement 14,000 kg (31,000 lb)
Length 21.50 m (70.5 ft) (LOA)
Beam 5.70 m (18.7 ft)
Draft 4.50 m (14.8 ft)
Mast height 31.50 m (103.3 ft)
Crew 11

Groupama 4 (also Giacomo and Wizard') is a Volvo Open 70 yacht. She won the 2011–12 Volvo Ocean Race skippered by Franck Cammas.[1]

Career[edit]

Groupama 4 was launched on 14 May 2011.[2]

Renamed to Giacomo, it won the 2016 Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. It has since been sold and renamed Wizard.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Volvo Ocean Race. "History - 40 years of life at the extreme". Volvo Ocean Race.
  2. ^ "Franck Cammas #TousPourLaCoupe". www.cammas-groupama.com. Retrieved 2016-04-12.
  3. ^ https://www.sailingworld.com/sydney-hobart-entries-finalized