Extraordinary boats: the new radical PRB IMOCA 60

The new PRB IMOCA 60 is one of the latest to launch in a flurry of new launches. Originally designed for The Ocean Race, it will be Kevin Escoffier’s boat for the next Vendée Globe As if the new PRB IMOCA 60 were not eye-catching enough, the story behind it is truly remarkable. The reason […]

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Foiling yacht makes clean hydrogen for the first time

DRIFT Energy has announced it has successfully produced clean hydrogen using its first purpose-built hydrofoil sailboat in sea trials The world’s first foiling boat that can produce clean hydrogen gas has been unveiled by the British start-up firm, Drift Energy. A propeller underneath the 18ft yacht drives a turbine which produces electricity to power an […]

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Vendée Arctique: whole fleet forced to stop

  The second edition of the Vendée Arctique has been stopped midway through the race as a 50 knot storm and cross seas were deemed to dangerous to continue The second edition of the Vendée Arctique has been brought to a stop by race organisers halfway through the course as a dangerous low pressure system […]

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