It’s done! Our little rocket has left the workshop and hit the water for the first time. In addition to being the culmination of years of work, this launch is the first step of a new adventure: after years behind our screens, it’s time to get practical!
BMW Switzerland joins the quest for the world sailing speed record as financial sponsor and official car supplier, supporting the team with two BMW plug-in hybrid cars.
After two years of construction, our unique boat is finally complete and will make its first foray on the water this summer in the south of France.
What if you could see it before that?
The town of Leucate and the Agglomeration of Grand Narbonne will become SP80’s official venue for the team’s training and future record attempts.
For the past two years, Europe’s largest recruitment fair, Forum EPFL, has been committed to support students’ projects related to SP80 and the quest to beat the world sailing speed record.As educational training has always been at the heart of our adventure, it is crucial for us that our students carry out their academic projects in the best possible conditions.
Onboard the SP80 boat, there is no room for the irrelevant. Each part is carefully studied and optimised to fulfill the task for which it was designed…