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Sail number : FRA 85
Architect : VPLP - Verdier
Year of construction : 2009
Date of first launch : 1st Dec 2009
Main(s) skipper(s) : Sébastien SIMON
Skippered by Vincent Riou since its launch back in March 2010, famous IMOCA PRB switched colours for those of ARKEA PAPREC for the first race of the 2019 IMOCA Globe Series season, the Bermudes 1000 race. Trainer yacht for Sebastien Simon until his new Juan Kouyoumdjian-design is launched this summer, the newly foiling IMOCA will revert to its original PRB colours in August for new skipper Kevin Escoffier to compete in the Rolex Fastnet Race.

• Designer: VPLP - Verdier
• Construction: CDK
• Launch date: March 11, 2010
• Length: 18.28 m
• Beam: 5.5 m
• Draught: 4.50 m
• Displacement (weight): Not available
• Centreboards: Not available
• Mast height: 27.4 m
• Keel blade: mechanically welded steel
• Sail area upwind: 300 sq meters
• Sail area downwind: 600 sq meters

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