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..Current investments should be sufficient to further develop the EcoClipper500 prototype, until the stage that shipyards can be approached for detailed building quotations…

The Practice of Sail-Training

We can see the usefulness of the sailing ship in regards to learning seamanship, self-reliance and teamwork. The popularity of these ships and their historical importance is undisputed. The lessons learned from thousands of years of maritime history are passed down from one crew to the next.

Tacking a brigantine

Tacking is turning the ship, from having the wind blowing from one side of the ship, to the other side, and doing this by bringing the bow through the wind…

3 reasons to sail without engine

There are several large advantages of; not installing an engine in a sailing vessel, which is the reason for EcoClipper to follow this course.

A Brief Look into Square-Rigged Sailing Ship Innovations

The square-rigged sailing ship has evolved slowly over thousands of years. Every major innovation came after a long period of trial and error which would illuminate certain necessities and point to areas of the ships due for improvement.

7 Sailing Rigs for Cargo Ships

There is one kind of sail rig which beats any other rigging, in: ease of keeping all sails under control, manoeuvrability and power of propulsion.

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