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ARCHINAUTE

Development of a third way of navigation using wind energy as main power source for the ship.
Using a wind turbine allows to sail directly into the wind and generally speaking provides operational capabilities quite similar to those of a motor boat.

Sectors of Activity: 
Shipbuilding (excl. leisure boats) and ship repair
Funding other: 

First step with mediatic partnership with a group of sponsors

Objective: 

First step : build a prototype about 40 feet long - trimaran based - to demonstrate the potential of the principle.

Beneficiaries: 

Future outlets : fishing boats - transport vessels, scientific or pleasure boats.

Main activities: 

Technical development - naval engineering.

Main deliverables: 

The prototype and a full communication through various medias.

Partners needed: 

Ship yard and naval engineering (already selected)

Timetable: 

Three years for the first step.

Budget: 

Three millions Euros for first 3 years

Geographical target area: 

France at first, then Europe and most maritime countries.

Countries: 
France
Name of Organisation: 
ARCHINAUTE
Address: 
6 Kerlescan
City: 
Carnac
Postal code: 
56340
Country: 
France
Contact person: 
Charles-Henri VIEL
Position: 
Project leader
Email: 
charles-henri.viel@centraliens.net
Phone: 
+33297558461