Our vision

We are a team of EPFL engineers and students who believe that through the combination of sailing, kitesurfing and engineering principles, we will significantly outperform the standing World Sailing Speed Record.

In this endeavour, we are imagining unique solutions and novel concepts that we think also have potential in the sailing world. By establishing a new record we want to demonstrate a new set of tools with applications in fast marine transport, offshore sailing or energy production.

This vision is the foundation upon which we are now building a boat capable of reaching 150 km/h (80 knots) with the wind as its sole source of power.

Our concept

Target speed

Target speed

Our latest news

Interview with Martin Fischer

We had the privilege of meeting with a figure widely regarded as a point person for the sailing world, and a leading authority on flying boats: Martin Fischer. . He offered his point of view on the progression of foils today and his thoughts on SP80…

Interview with Martin Fischer

We had the privilege of meeting with a figure widely regarded as a point person for the sailing world, and a leading authority on flying boats: Martin Fischer. . He offered his point of view on the progression of foils today and his thoughts on SP80…

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