THE BOAT: THE FIGARO BENETEAU 3
After 15 years of good and loyal service, the Figaro BENETEAU 2 gives way to the Figaro BENETEAU 3 on the Figaro Beneteau circuit. The new generation sailboat took its first tacks in the French Elite Offshore Racing Championship in the spring of 2019, during the Sardinha Cup.
A true revolution in the world of offshore racing, the Figaro BENETEAU 3 is the world's first production one-design foiling monohull. A large-scale project, the Figaro BENETEAU 3 is the result of strong collaboration between the BENETEAU Group and the Figaro Beneteau Class, OC Sport Pen Duick (the organizer of the Solitaire du Figaro) and the Le Figaro group. And it is under the pen of the Van Peteghem – Lauriot-Prévost architectural firm, which won the last two Vendée Globes, that the latest of the Class Figaro Beneteau one-designs took shape.