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Hydroptere to go for Pacific Record

While purists have dubbed the state-of-the-art vessel Hydroptere as “the flying boat” because it combines leading technology from both the aeronautic and marine industries, it is determined to take the record, which stands currently at five days and nine hours … Continue reading

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L’Hydroptere Sails on San Francisco Bay

The fastest sailboat in the world arrived in the Bay Area this week. The “experimental” hydrofoil trimaran L’Hydroptere took her first sail on the Bay Thursday. She’s up from Long Beach, where she’s waiting for the right weather conditions to … Continue reading

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l’Hydroptere to Attempt Breaking Fossett’s Playstation Record

If you like fast, you’ll like this. While out on Lake Geneva last week, Hydroptere managed to break two records. The multihull, launched in autumn of last year as part of a scientific process, made 29.18 knots over 1km on … Continue reading

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