Recap of 2 years pursuing the world sailing speed record

Recap of 2 years pursuing the world sailing speed record

Neuchâtel, 21.10.2019. Xavier, Benoît and Mayeul officially unveiled the SP80 project. In their hands, a miniature of the boat that could one day beat the world sailing speed record: the extraordinary adventure was officially on track!

In the footsteps of the Hydroptère

In the footsteps of the Hydroptère

SP80 being set up by engineers and students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), was not a chance happening. Back before our venture was even an idea, back when our team members considered themselves sailing novices at best,…

In pursuit of the world sailing speed record

In pursuit of the world sailing speed record

The objective of the SP80 project is clear: become the fastest wind-powered boat in the world by 2022 to go down as the speed-record holder of the discipline. But why does this title matter so much to us?