Gitana 13

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Gitana 13
Gitana 13.jpg
Gitana 13 in 2010.
Other names Innovation Explorer
Orange
Kingfisher 2
Swift
Designer(s) Gilles Ollier
Builder Multiplast
Launched 2000
Racing career
Skippers Loïck Peyron
Bruno Peyron
Ellen MacArthur
Lionel Lemonchois
Specifications
Displacement 20 t (20 long tons; 22 short tons)
Length 33.50 m (109.9 ft) (LOA)
Beam 17.50 m (57.4 ft)
Mast height 39 m (128 ft)
Sail area 610 m2 (6,600 sq ft) (upwind)
800 m2 (8,600 sq ft) (downwind)
Crew 10–12

Gitana 13 is an ocean-racing catamaran. She has had several names, including:[1]

She is the sister ship of Club Med, winner of The Race with skipper Grant Dalton in 2000.

Records[edit]

References[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Sport Elec with Olivier de Kersauson
Jules Verne Trophy
2002–2004
Succeeded by
Geronimo with Olivier de Kersauson