Groupama 3: A special day

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Less than 250 miles out from Cape Horn this Thursday morning, Franck Cammas and his nine crew are sailing in an increasingly moderate NW’ly breeze on seas which are slowly becoming calmer. Groupama 3 should round Cape Horn this afternoon, at the end of thirty two days at sea…

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JEC Innovation Awards 2010: and the winners are…

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JEC is announcing the new winners of the JEC Innovation Awards Programme 2010. This year, 11 companies and their partners will receive awards at the JEC Show (April 13-15, 2010). Each year, a jury of renowned international experts chooses the best composite innovations, based on their technical interest, market potential, partnership, financial impact and originality.

Groupama 3: Cold ahead!

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The sailing conditions have become tougher over the past few hours as a low catches up with Groupama 3. Indeed the current aim for the giant trimaran is to try to stay at the front of this system until it rounds Cape Horn… To pull this off she will have to maintain a high speed to benefit from what is expected to be a NW’ly breeze as far as the Falkland Islands. 

 

PlanetSolar unveiled!

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The world’s largest solar-powered boat built by Knierim Yachtbau revealed its futuristic shape for the first time during an official ceremony held at the HDW shipyard in Kiel.

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