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      Published on 06-18-2021 04:39 PM
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      An autonomous ship’s first effort to cross the Atlantic shows the difficulty of the experiment
      Dalvin Brown for The Washington Post
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      Just over 400 years after the Mayflower made its revolutionary voyage from England, across the Atlantic Ocean toward the Americas, a futuristic sea vessel with the same name set sail following a similar path. Only this time, there was no captain or crew onboard. Instead, the vessel would use radar to peer into the horizon, ...
      Published on 06-15-2021 10:46 AM
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      Captains Log 14th June.
      The opportunity in the Obstacle!
      Learn, apply, reset, implement, move forward.

      New World Record - 212mile, open ocean unsupported Wing-foil mission giving back to Education, Ocean & planet.


      Success means something different to everyone.. for me it’s about starting something that you have dreamed of and planned for years and implementing it.
      Getting to the start line is always my definition of success, if you achieve that you have already won, as you have often already ...
      Published on 06-02-2021 10:46 AM
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      A little gray sky but a lot of happiness for the team this morning!
      #SodeboUltim3 has finally returned to the water after several months of construction.
      Relive this launch in Lorient in photos






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      Published on 05-28-2021 12:14 PM
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      The Baltic 68 Café Racer has been successfully launched at our waterside premises in Jakobstad.
      She's a yacht with a performance edge and stunning looks, we can’t wait to see her in action!











      BALTIC 68 CAFÉ RACER
      YOUR DAY SAILER WITH ATTITUDE
      Designed to deliver an electrifying performance in more ways than one, this easy to handle Day Sailer is boosted by green power. Her un-plug and go electric propulsion and generation system is super eco-friendly and she’s finished to a luxurious ...
      Published on 05-27-2021 04:21 PM
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      I have very good news to tell you ... our trimaran now has a name!






      I will have the immense privilege of getting back to sea and flying around the planet at the helm of the Trimaran SVR Lazartigue!
      We had nicknamed ...
      Published on 05-27-2021 02:00 PM
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      Since the maxi was launched a month ago, Yann Guichard's #spindrift team has carried out several training outings off Brittany.
      These confirmed the modifications made during the construction site, and strengthened ...
      Published on 05-14-2021 03:26 PM
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      British sailing team Alex Thomson Racing will begin their 2021 competitive season with the Fastnet Race on August 8th.

      Three months out from the start of the prestigious race, the team this week returned their IMOCA 60 yacht,
      HUGO BOSS, to the water, with training set to commence in the coming ...
      Published on 05-11-2021 07:05 PM
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      The 100' Sailing Catamaran Energy Observer sailed into San Francisco Bay on Friday May 8th and quietly made it's way to Pier 9 on the San Francisco Embarcadero.





      The Maxi Cat has a lengthy history of voyages and records prior to becoming the worlds 1st sailing vessel with autonomous means of producing hydrogen on board and without emitting greenhouse gas emissions using renewable energies.

      Originally named Formule Tag, this maxi-catamaran was built by Canadair in Québec, Canada in 1983, under the supervision of Canadian skipper Mike Birch and British designer Nigel Irens. The yacht was built to compete in the inaugural Transat Québec-Saint-Malo—a trans-North Atlantic sailing race celebrating Jacques Cartier's 1534 voyage from Saint-Malo, France, to present day Québec City.

      It was the largest sailing catamaran of its
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      Published on 05-10-2021 10:24 AM
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      Second lost day at Finn Gold Cup following very unstable conditions
      Whilst different storms rage elsewhere in the sailing world, for the second day running,
      no racing was possible at the 2021 Finn Gold Cup after offshore Atlantic storms brought very unstable conditions to Porto.

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      Published on 05-10-2021 08:57 AM
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      Energy Observer, the vessel of the future due to make a stopover in San Francisco from 10 to 13 May


      © Energy Observer Productions - George Conty


      Energy Observer is a French project that set sail from Saint Malo in northern France in 2017 on a 7-year expedition around the world.
      A world first, Energy Observer is a technological triumph: the laboratory vessel powered by renewable energies and hydrogen, ...