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Patricia Ricard, President of the Institut océanographique Paul Ricard
“The shared vision of one man and the passionate commitment of a team are the most powerful drivers of discovery.
In homage to the meeting between Eric Tabarly and Paul Ricard, two visionaries who were passionately committed to the sea, we are eagerly following Alain Thébaut's adventure with his hydrofoil trimaran, Hydroptère”
OCTOBER 1ST 2014
The Hydroptere flies with Finesse
The Hydroptere flies with Finesse: The hydrofoil trimaran Hydroptere will try for another nautical record with support from biotechnology leader Finesse Solutions.
june 23rd 2014
Pol Roger, Official Partner of the Hydroptere Rocket
Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal are set to fly the colours of Pol Roger, who have been named as the Official Champagne for their challenge to reach a record sailing speed of 80 knots (150 km/H).
MAY 8TH 2014
"Hydroptere Rocket will be able to sail 4 times the wind speed and should reach the 80 knots average speed"
"Hydroptere Rocket will be able to sail 4 times the wind speed and should reach the 80 knots average speed" Philippe Perrier, aeronautical engineer (Rafale)
MAY 4TH 2014
Monaco Marine is the new technical partner for Hydroptere Rocket, Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal’s high speed project
After the signature of a technological partnership with Dassault Systèmes at the beginning of this year Monaco Marine shipyard joined the Hydroptere Rocket adventure.
March 28th 2014
Hydroptere conference in Sydney
Hydroptere Rocket presentation in Sydney
December 11th 2013
Capital Fund Management renewed its confidence in Alain Thébault
Capital Fund Management * renewed its confidence in Alain Thébault for 2014, 2015 and 2016 and supports his scientific approach of high speed sailing.
November 24th 2013
Congratulations to Vincent Riou and Jean Le Cam for their victory in the Transat Jacques Vabre!
Vincent Riou and Jean Le Cam won the Transat Jacques Vabre 2013
September 26th 2013
Incredible! Impressive job Jimmy! Congratulations to your team and yourself. See you soon in California. Cheers, Alain.
August 26th 2013
Back to the studies
Due to a lack of good weather on the entire route between Los Angeles and Honolulu, Alain Thébault and his crew abandon the Transpacific record this year.
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