Name: Martin Fischer
Role: Owner and Naval Architect
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Doctor in fluid mechanics Designed the Capricorn in 2001 Member of the Groupama design team 60″ Orma trimaran Groupama 2 in 2004 The Capricorn was crowned F18 World Champion in 2006 Member of the Groupama design team Maxi trimaran Groupama 3 in 2004 Member of the Oracle design team maxi trimaran in 2008 Designed the Wild Cat in 2008 The Wild Cat with SAIL INNOVATION sails is crowned F18 World Champion in 2010 Groupama 3 won the trophé Jules Vernes in 2010 Designed the Phantom in 2011 The Phantom was crowned F18 European Champion in December 2011 Martin is in charge of the overall design of the GC32. Martin has a PhD in physics with a focus on fluid dynamics. He has been working on multihull design over the past 15 years and has become one of the most successful designers in the highly competitive Formula-18 catamaran class with his winning designs “Capricorn”, “Hobie Wild Cat”, and “Phantom”. Furthermore he was involved in several big multihull projects like Groupama-2, Groupama-3, Sodebo-Maxi and Banque Populaire-60.