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More and more giant yachts are being built, with the aim of breaking records. This new BYM section will bring you the background stories.


BYM News went to Multiplast for the launch of Groupama 3 and took the opportunity of spending a couple of hours with team leader, Gilles Ollier, to learn some of the secrets behind the success.


In part two, Giles Olier talks about what makes a successful Round the World record breaking boat; carbon fibre building techniques; Orange II versus Club Med and PlayStation; canting keels, cats versus tris and more.


Bruno Peyron talks to BYM News’ Ryan O’Grady, about the G-class, sponsorship and the record, just before leaving for his crewed trans-Atlantic record attempt, in Orange II. to B


At 67 years old, Tony Bullimore and his venerable catamaran Doha 2006, which began life as Formula Tag, 22 years ago, are about to attempt a solo round the world record. Tony talked to BYM News editor, Marian Martin, about his chances. to B