while the Defense The New Zealander chose Barcelona as the host city for the America’s Cup in September and October 2024, Stéphane Candler, former K-Challenge Challenge President (in 2007 in Valencia), is doing his best to start a new French challenge during this season 37. Release.
In the wake of the designation of the Spanish port, on March 29, Stefan Kandler posted a message that leaves little to no mystery on the LinkedIn social network. “Sometimes you have to know how to wait for the right moment to leave. It has been a year since we put together an impressive group to present ourselves at the starting line with the best French team ever, which combines the best talent and exceptional technical means.”
“K-Challenge aims to be long-term and leave a legacy by preparing for the future and training the talents of tomorrow”
“The 2022-2024 international competition program will be intense and fascinating with 4 additional cups to win, keep going : America’s Cup, Women’s America’s Cup, America’s Youth Cup and SailGP Circuit. K-Challenge aims to be sustainable and leave a legacy by preparing for the future and training the talents of tomorrow. Therefore, several technological developments are also in the pipeline that will make it possible to bring in the main innovations that will contribute to the environmental transformation of the sport. »
Frank Camas and Bruno Dubois are among the instigators of the project
After the absence of a French rival during the last edition of Team New Zealand’s March 2021 victory in Auckland against the Italians from Luna Rossa, many actors, sailors, designers and investors mobilized for months to set out once again to conquer the world. kettle.
Including Frank Camas (team captain) Maxi Edmond de Rothschild) and Bruno Dubois (French team manager at SailGP), both of whom were at the helm of Groupama Team France in 2017 in Bermuda. It looks like the project is nearing completion. In sporting terms, the future challenge will depend on the podium represented by the French team present at the SailGP circuit.
The deadline for entries is July 31. Four competitors have already scored: Ineos Britannia, American Magic, Alinghi Red Bull Racing and Luna Rosa Prada Pirelli.
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