Francis Hueber

Panizza Andrea
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Born in Paris (France) in 1979, Francis is a naval architect specialized in CFD. He joined team Luna Rossa from 2004 to 2007 as CFD specialist. In 2007 he started to work with Oracle team, winning two America’s Cup editions(2010-2013); in the 33rd America’s Cup he was in charge of hull and appendages developement, as well as the wing, whereas in the following edition he coordinated the developement and the analysis of the AC72 aerodynamics. Francis has a diverse sailing background and in 2003, when still a student, he participated in the Mini Transat Race.