Will we move back as fast as we can to “business as usual”? Or, is there more in it for us? Will we humans, as a thinking species, realise that we are able to live a simpler life? by capt. Jorne Langelaan
Since January 1st 2020, all ships at sea have had a limit on the sulphur content of the fuel they burn. This regulation was put in place by the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) and it reduced the allowable sulphur content from 3.5% to 0.5%. This is impactful...
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.
Capt. Heinrich Nissen formulated the rules to sail a big or small squarerigger to windward.
There are several large advantages of; not installing an engine in a sailing vessel, which is the reason for EcoClipper to follow this course.
3 reasons why we’ve chosen the Dutch clipper ship Noach as an inspiration for the EcoClipper prototype500
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.
The first full year of operating the EcoClipper company comes to an end. An amazing year of inspiring meetings, unexpected realizations..
Or the truth about the consequences of not switching back to wind powered transport.