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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.
Geographical target area:
France at first, then Europe and most maritime countries.
Countries:
France
Budget: Three millions Euros for first 3 years
Name of Organisation: ARCHINAUTE
Address: 
6 Kerlescan
City: 
Carnac
Postal code: 
56340
Country: France
Contact person: 
Charles-Henri VIEL
Position: 
Project leader
Email:
Phone: 
+33297558461
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