Patchy boatspeed was offset by excellent navigation, and in the light airs Fastnet race finale the French Corum team mounted one of the best ambushes ever seen in offshore sailing, coming from fourth to take overall victory by just 0.62 of a point from the Italian team. To add to the spoils, Corum Saphir rounded out as top yacht of the series.
|Corum Saphir approaches a top mark during the 1993 Admiral's Cup|
|Above and below: Corum Saphir during the 1993 series (photos by shockwave40 blog)|
The team sought to defend their victory in the 1993 edition, but were not as successful and finished in third place overall.