The wind-powered ship industry has reached a significant new stage in its development with the first connections made to Guadeloupe by the cargo ship Canopée. Developed by the company Zéphyr & Borée, the ship will carry the future launcher of the Ariane 6 rocket. With Nils Joyeux, president and co-founder of Windcoop and Zéphyr &
SolidSail : the know-how of 5 companies from the Bretagne Sailing Valley condensed into a 66m mast
On Friday 9 December 2022, Chantiers de l’Atlantique lifted the veil on the first giant mast of their SolidSail project, intended for wind propulsion of cruise ships and merchant ships. This 66m long structure, assembled and revealed in Lanester, is the result of the work and expertise in composite materials of 5 companies from the
Why foreign teams build their boats in Bretagne Sailing Valley ®?
Bretagne Développement Innovation, and its program Eurolarge Innovation, support the international opening of the Breton sector. A unique ecosystem in the world, the Bretagne Sailing Valley® is attracting a growing number of foreign skippers and clients with a growing reputation. What are these foreigners looking for in Brittany? We asked Yann Penfornis, Managing Director of