Written by Karsten Babucke, EcoClipper intern EcoClipper is constantly growing. As interest in a sustainable way of transporting cargo increases, more people want to be part of EcoClipper. Building a classic, engineless clipper ship faces a number of different...
Can sail power move all our cargo? Here are the five main points important for the sailing cargo industry and EcoClipper.
The Half Block model is the start point for a master shipwright. The use of this traditional method comes from an interesting story.
Meet the new EcoClipper interns! Read about their experiences, roles and ideas on the future of EcoClipper!
What do you get with a virtual room of students combined with EcoClipper’s Chief Communications Officer and two EcoClipper Ambassadors? A brighter future.
The old way of sailing ironically has a huge technological advantage over its modern counterpart. It does not emit any harmful fumes and only uses natural elements for propulsion.
The Rise and Decline (and New Rise) of Clippers. – Clippers were used to transport cargo that was especially valuable and perishable, such as tea and silk, or for other reasons required fast transportation, such as human passengers during the gold rush.
The reality of sailing goods across the ocean to people who don’t have a Walmart right around the corner.
Sailor Shanan Wolfe was the first mate on SV Kwai, a 179 ton cargo topsail ketch. Kwai has been delivering cargo and passengers in the Pacific Ocean, mainly between Hawaii and Kiribati and the Cook Islands, since 2006.
What does it mean, this ‘lofting’? A black art that used to be guarded jealously and was the domain of only the master shipwright.
Meet the Technical team! Throughout the process of designing the EcoClipper500 prototype, EcoClipper has sought advice from engineers, naval architects, shipbuilders and riggers. Here are a couple of members of the crew to introduce themselves…
The members of the EcoClipper crew. As the company grows, more people are contacting EcoClipper to offer their expertise, so the crew is always growing! These blogs will give you an insight into some of the members that are working to see shipping and travel change.