Archive for the 'l’Hydroptere' Category

Jun 26 2015

l’Hydroptere Update

l’Hydroptere is still speeding along on their race to Hawaii. So far, they have had to tack to avoid the garbage patch, and apparently, haven’t found the wind they were hoping for.

For the play-at-home version of this game, here is the Live Tracker for l’Hydroptere.

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Jun 25 2015

Hydroptere Racing to Hawaii (Record Attempt)

The french-made foiling trimaran, l’Hydroptere, is at this very moment racing to Hawaii in an attempt to break the current Los Angeles-to-Hawaii record of 4 days, 19 hours, 31 minutes (set by Olivier de Kersauson in 2005).

Full article in Japan Times >

If you haven’t seen l’Hydroptere before . . . they were flying around San Francisco for a couple of months and I got a chance to see them on the water.  See for yourself.

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