Originally launched as GROUPAMA 1 and renamed HIQ later on
Winner Orma Cup 2000, 2001, 2003 & 2004 as GROUPAMA 1.
In 2007 as HIQ :
Winner Round Gotland race
Speed record Helsinki – Tallin
Speed record Round Tjörn race
The Owner of AKRON AOTON has greatly improved her to make her easier to sail and to manoeuvre to get into marinas : he added a more powerful main engine and a bow thruster. AKRON AOTON is now easy to sail short handed.