Author: Dedier Chaigneau

June 24, 2019

In the forthcoming weeks, we want to give you a behind the scenes look of our boat. The past year we did a great number of revisions on our electronics system. One of the most crucial parts was figuring out how to protect all these new electronic components. The pictures below show our MuPPeT and…

June 22, 2019

After successfully repairing the motor driver last night and participating in the Match Race earlier this morning. Trouble struck us again today. During the testing and adjusting our hydrofoil settings today we suddenly lost the ability to steer. Immediately after lifting the boat out of the water the problem was obvious. We have fixed the…

June 22, 2019

After the setback of yesterday, a trip to Friesland and the replacement of some circuit boards. We managed to get the boat up and running before today’s start. The first tests look very promising and we are excited to get racing. Today we have the match race and sprint scheduled.

June 21, 2019

Unfortunately, at the end of the day, our motor driver stopped working. This stopped us from participating in the parade and the top speed competition. Currently one of our members is racing to Friesland to get a new circuit board. We will try installing the circuit board tonight so we can continue the competition tomorrow ?

June 21, 2019

The first solar Sport one race of the season has officially started. After months of maintenance and excitement, we finally started the first race. The first race will be the Time Trial. Follow us live during the weekend on: https://solarsportone.org/live/

June 20, 2019

We are on our way to the Solar Sport One races in Purmerend. In the next few days, we will give our very best during the races. Today we would like to give you all a little teaser of the boat and the new colours. If you want to see more, join us this weekend…

June 17, 2019

In the final weekend before the Purmerend race, we put the final touches on the software of our developed MuPPeTs. By testing some different algorithms during the sunny weekend we are now fully ready for the race. Time to pack our stuff for the first race of the season. Purmerend here we come.

June 4, 2019

Past week we finished the last panels for covering the deck. We also finished the final bracket to be used with our cable entry systems. This weekend we will do the final installations and we will be good to go!

May 21, 2019

Our new MuPPeTs (MPPT’s) have arrived. Designed by us and produced by our sponsor Eurocircuits. With these MuPPeTs we are striving to get a higher efficiency out of our solar panels. At this moment we are writing the software to test the hardware with different algorithms. As soon as the MuPPeTs are fully tested we…