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.
Or the inconvenient truth, about the consequences of not switching back to world transport, by Sail power alone?
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…
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.
A bold example of calculating a macroeconomic business case on the back of a beermat. Be prepared to hang on to the bulwarks..By capt. Langelaan
The COP25 will be relocated from Chile to Spain. Is there a possibility to cross the Atlantic Ocean emission-free to be able to attend the event in Spain?
The teaching goals of EcoClipper. Next to transporting cargo, we are also offering emission free travel and sail training. This to realise an alternative for flying and inspire and educate “green hands” for a career in sail.