Yachts and Yachting Magazine Test the Figaro 3

Beneteau Figaro 3

Yachts and Yachting magazine had the opportunity to test the Figaro 3. See there test here and view their report.

“There has been much speculation about the Figaro 3, which is by far the most radical production offshore racer yet devised. Rupert Holmes travelled to Catalonia to put the prototype through its paces.

The Beneteau Figaro 3 has a lot riding on it. For a start it’s the world’s first production foiling offshore monohull and, unlike most other innovative designs today, it’s also one that we can be sure of seeing in large numbers.

Over the past 15 years its predecessor, the Figaro 2, has proved extraordinarily successful in maintaining a position at the top of the professional solo and double-handed racing scene. In doing so it has launched the careers of dozens of well known sailors, particularly in France, where many skippers are household names “………

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