The Initiatives-Coeur boat

Sailboat

Le nouveau Initiatives-Cœur est construit dans le moule de l’ancien L’Occitane en Provence d’Armel Tripon sur les plans de l’architecte Sam Manuard. Ce qui permettra à Sam de disposer d’une carène très innovante, et des retours d’expérience du dernier Vendée Globe.

La construction est confiée au chantier Black Pepper. L’équipe Initiatives-Cœur se charge de l’assemblage : quille, mât, accastillage, mécanique, électronique, peinture… Le bureau d'études intégré pilotera les évolutions par rapport à la précédente version notamment sur les foils, et adaptera le bateau à Sam.

Sa mise à l’eau est prévue à l’été 2022, ce qui permettra d’envisager sereinement le Vendée Globe 2024, avec pour commencer une belle participation à la Route du Rhum 2022.

The Initiatives-Coeur

The Initiatives-Coeur is a 60-foot IMOCA racing yacht (International Monohull Open Class Association) whose length is a regulatory 60 feet i.e. 18.28 metres.
The Black Pearl, captained by the famous pirate Jack Sparrow, was nearly three times longer but not nearly as fast!
The Initiatives-Coeur has a speed of up to 30 knots, that is, 55 kph at maximum speed.

hull
length
18,28
metres
mast
height
28
metres
keel
depth
4,5
metres
Width
5,70
metres
tare
weight
7,8
tonnes
top
speed
55
kph
foils
sortis
14
mètres

the different classes of racing boats

class mini

class mini

21-foot
monohull

class 40

class 40

40-foot
monohull

Imoca

Imoca

60-foot
monohull

Multi 50

Multi 50

50-foot
multihull

ultime

ultime

multihull greater than or equal to 60 feet

class mini

21-foot
monohull

class 40

40-foot
monohull

Imoca

60-foot
monohull

Multi 50

50-foot
multihull

ultime

multihull greater than or equal to 60 feet

The Initiatives-Coeur adventure
A history of sailboats

  • Initiatives Coeur 2017 avec Sam Davies

    2022
    The Naylah* Years

    This boat is especially built for Sam Davies.

    The second time used mould off Armel Tripon's former boat, will mean that she benefits from the latest advanced technologies, notably the rounded shape of the bow (known as the Skow shape).

    Running up to face the oceans in time for the 2024 Vendée Globe.

    *Naylah (Congo) operated in 2021.

  • Initiatives Coeur 2017 with Sam Davies

    2017
    The Ardacha* Years

    The new Initiatives-Cœur is a foiled boat launched in 2010, with which Jérémy Beyou finished 3rd in the Vendée Globe in 2017.

    During the Vendée Globe 2020, he suffered a major keel damage which forced Sam to stop for repairs in South Africa. She will courageously end the round the world race without the race and will save 103 children!

    *Ardacha was operated on in 2016.

    215 children saved

  • Initiatives Coeur 2014 with Tanguy de Lamotte

    2014
    The Obed* Years

    This 2006 sailboat was the craft in which Vincent Riou (PRB) saved Jean Le Cam when his boat was wrecked in the 2009 Vendée Globe.

    Tanguy finished 7th in the Route du Rhum in 2014 and 5th in the Transat Jacques Vabre 2015 with Sam Davies.

    In 2016, he withdrew from the Vendée Globe after his mast was damaged.

    *Obed was operated on in 2012.

    95 children saved

  • The Initiatives-Coeur in 2012

    2012
    a heart on its sails

    Tanguy de Lamotte made his debut in the Imoca class with the Vendée Globe 2012 at the bar of a 1998 sailboat that Catherine Chabaud and Marc Thiercelin had both sailed on.

    He finished his round-the-world tour in 95 days.

    In 2013, he competed in the Transat Jacques Vabre with actor and humorist François Damiens.


    31 children saved

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