TEAM : GC32 ARMIN STROM
SKIPPER : Flavio Marazzi (Swiss)
Swiss Team on this new flying catamaran, which requires a high degree of protection for sailors ! They have been sailing onboard their GC32 for 2 years, and will be the team to beat in 2015 !
TEAM : Emmanuel Le Chapelier & Eric Le Bouedec
Forward Ambassadors since our beginnings, they achieved a fantastic 2014 season onboard their Viper.
French then World Champion ! 2nd for long distance French champ. and winner of all the major events in this country. Next year they will be sailing F16 + 49er.
TEAM : Forward F18 / Pierre-Yves Durand & Antoine Lecorre
Great team sailing in the F18 class since many years.
Pierre Yves is also sailing a Nacra 20 with his friend Eric Defert, together they have beaten in 2013 Yvan Bourgnon's record, crossing la Manche in less than 7 hours on their F18 !
TEAM : A Cat / Sandro Caviezel
Swiss ambassador, Sandro is a very polyvalent catsailor. 18 HT, F16, F18 and now A Cat, working with Sheurer to develop the new G7 flying machine.
He became A Cat European Champion in June 2014 at Carcans Maubuisson ! He helps us to improve our products with great feedbacks and many hours spent on water to test.
TEAM : 49er /Yann Rocherieux & Matthieu Frei
Yann and Matthieu have been sailing for 3 seasons together in the 49er class with great results, they were European Champions in 2012 !
TEAM : Hydros
Forward is technical protection partner of the Swiss Hydros Team, headed by French Sailor Jeremie Lagarrigue, expert of multihulls. They have developped several weapons on the Leman Lake like Hydroptère.ch, a flying catamaran which has beatten last year the Ruban Bleu record (Geneva - Le Bouveret - Geneva), and 2 C Class - Jeremie, with Billy Besson, finished 2nd on the last Little America's Cup in UK, and will host the next one in Geneva (September 2015)
TEAM : Raphael Censier
A Cat sailor, student as engineer, he is developping his own A Cat with the objective to fly ! Nice program for this young stundent, supported by Forward to protect him during his wild sailing tests !