September 10 2019
It"s this morning, at opening of the Cannes Yachting Festival, that this information was filtered, unveiling a 18 months long collaboration between the manufacturer of aluminium-rigid inflatable boats and the British skipper's technical team, which concluded in the developing of a fairly exceptional unit.
Alex Thomson Racing's Highfield Chase Boat is a customized Highfield 860, which design is fully in line with Alex Thomson's new Imoca.
To power this exceptionnal powerboat, Honda Marine Europe supplied two 250cv outboard engines, the famous V6 3.6l, which is characterized by its power, torque, reliability and low emissions.
Performance questions, the Highfield Chase boat hooks... 55 knots !!