Monday, May 5, 2008

BMW Oracle announce design team...

Photo Gilles Martin-Raget / BMW ORACLE Racing
Caption : from left to right : Vincent Lauriot Prevost, Marc Van Peteghem, Russell Coutts, Mike Drummond, Mick Kermarec

BMW ORACLE Racing partners with VPLP in design of AC Multihull.
The leading French multihull design firm of Van Peteghem / Lauriot Prévost (VPLP) are working with BMW ORACLE Racing’s design team in developing its new mulithull boat for the America’s Cup Deed of Gift match, the team confirmed today.

Firm principals Vincent Lauriot Prévost and Marc Van Peteghem are integrated with the BMW ORACLE Racing core design team for the project. VPLP are the lead designers in conjunction with the BMW ORACLE Racing team, led by design coordinator Mike Drummond.
BMW ORACLE Racing’s Michel Kermarec heads up the performance prediction and appendage design. Read more...