Gitana 13

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

Gitana 13
Gitana 13.jpg
Gitana 13 in 2010.
Other namesInnovation Explorer
Orange
Kingfisher 2
Swift
Designer(s)Gilles Ollier
BuilderMultiplast
Launched2000
Racing career
SkippersLoïck Peyron
Bruno Peyron
Ellen MacArthur
Lionel Lemonchois
Specifications
Displacement20 t (20 long tons; 22 short tons)
Length33.50 m (109.9 ft) (LOA)
Beam17.50 m (57.4 ft)
Mast height39 m (128 ft)
Sail area610 m2 (6,600 sq ft) (upwind)
800 m2 (8,600 sq ft) (downwind)
Crew10–12

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

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