Daedalus is a maxi-catamaran, that participated to many great offshore races.
It has served under three different names :
- Formule Tag, skippered by Mike Birch
- Enza New Zealand, skippered by Peter Blake and Robin Knox-Johnston
- Royal&SunAlliance in 1998, skippered by Tracy Edwards
- Team Legato in 2000, skippered by Tony Bullimore
- Daedalus, skippered by Tony Bullimore
- Doha, in 2006, skippered par Tony Bullimore
- Spirit of Antigua, in 2009, skippered par Tony Bullimore
- Launched : 1983 / 2000
- Length : 30,50m (100 ft)
- Width : 12,80m (42 ft)
- Mast height : 33m (108 ft)
- Main sail : 214m²
- Gennaker : 320m²
- Displacement : 14,5 tons
- Architects : Nigel Irens, Adrian Thomson (for the modifications of 2000)
- Built by : Canadair
The catamaran has been entirelly renovated in 2000 for The Race. It has received new stems, making the hulls 4.6 metres longer.
Records and races
- Under the name Enza in 1994 : Jules Verne Trophy (new record around the World), skippered by Peter Blake and Robin Knox-Johnston, in 74 days, 22 hours, 17 minutes et 22 seconds, with an average speed of 12 knots.
- Under the name Team Legato in 2000 : 5th position of The Race.
- Under the name Daedalus in 2005 : 2nd position of the Oryx Quest.