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5th June 2005
Last trials before the departure for Cadiz
25-knots west wind at the south of Belle Ile.
25th May 2005
Departure delayed until Tuesday while waiting for a stable trade wind flow
9th February 2005
Hydroptere beats the Channel crossing record
Hydroptere smashed the mythical barrier of a 30-knot average speed and beats the Channel crossing record
13th November 2004
Hydroptere at 39.8 knots during her 5th training session
27th August 2004
Assembly of Alain Thébault’s Hydroptere to begin on 30th August at La Trinité sur Mer
15th September 2003
New cross beams
The construction of Alain Thébault’s Hydroptere continues in Nantes
5th November 2002
Data recording Analysis
On 5th September, while Hydroptere was darting around the British Isles at a speed vacillating between ...
9th September 2002
The cross beam broke
Technical incident on Hydroptere at a very high speed.
21st May 2002
Sailing to the Isle of Wight
Alain Thébault’s Hydroptere sailed from Douarnenez to Southampton.
12th May 2002
32 knots in Douarnenez
An average of 32 knots downwind on the Douarnenez speed run.
November 27th 2015