Technology and the Modern Imoca

Technology and the Modern Imoca

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Marin LE ROUX

2020-08-07

Loïck Peyron

French sailor and storyteller Loïck Peyron explores the phenomenal high-tech advances of the IMOCA. A class known for technological experimentation, the IMOCA has seen radical innovations such as foils appear in recent years. In two decades, the modern IMOCA has shaved close to 40 days off a circumnavigation. The 2020 race start is on the horizon, and many of us onshore wonder- how fast will these boats fly?

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