Jun 07


Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 32º55’26″S 151º45’20″E

The launch of Thomas Coville’s 105 feet maxi-trimaran Sodeb’O took place in a sunny Newcastle. Designed by Nigel Irens and Benoît Cabaret, the maxi-Sodeb’O been built and launched in Australia in June 2007, this 32 m long three hulled machine (105 feet) and 16.55 m wide (55 feet) craft is equipped with a 35 m mast and can carry up to 650 square metres of sail area.Coville said “It’s an incredible boat. The lines are right, elegant, pure; it’s very beautiful. I’m happy; it’s been a wonderful day.”