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Atlantic to Pacific – Passage of the Panama Canal [March 2020]

The passage of the Panama Canal was definitively on our bucket list – It was the first time for Moonwave and her crew. Actually Moonwave had already done the canal once before when she got shipped from Hong Kong to Miami back in 2014. She was packed inside a big container ship w
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Delivery – we did it again… [March 2020]

[March 2020] We did it again – we did a great delivery without burning any fuel !!! Last year in May we had a nice trip from Saint Martin to Turks and Caicos [around 600nm] without burning any diesel. This time we doubled the distance. We had a great doublehanded downwind sail f
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Moonwave – Helmstation [Feb 2020]

The indoor helm station is the centerpiece of navigation on board Moonwave. It features the steering wheel, two big Navigation screens and lots of control buttons. Additional screens and controls for sail trimming are placed on the upper section. In the right corner of the overhead se
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Hybrid Systems – METS & E-nnovationLab [Nov 2019]

This year, as we were not on the way to the Caribbean – we went to The Bahamas instead – the timing worked out to fly to Amsterdam for the biggest Marine Tradeshow – METS. At least in the end it worked out for one of use but that’s a different story.  We had been to
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Hybrid Sailing Yachts in “Yachting World”

Here is an interesting article from Yachting World with the Title: “How hybrid sailing yachts finally became a feasible option” How hybrid sailing yachts finally became a feasible option We are big fans of Hybrid Systems – we are at our “third” generation
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One year feedback of the new Hybrid System [May 2019]

Time is flying by and it’s now one year that we left France in May 2018. It’s time for reflexion and feedback regarding Moonwave’s Hybrid System. First of all – we love it. The system has proven itself reliable and mastered the first 14.000 nautical miles – half a turn aro
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Short Sum-up of 2018

2018 was an exciting year for Moonwave and her crew. During the first quarter of the year, we finished up our extensive refit in Brittany [Bretagne]. It was such a nice feeling to see all the bits and pieces to take shape when they got mounted and installed. We left Brittany beginning
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Moonwave – SuperyachtTechnical featuring Moonwave’s solar installation

Our solar panel installation is hitting the news… SuperyachtTechnology did a nice article featuring the solar installation on board Moonwave – check it out: “Style Leader in solar panels” The article is available online but will also be in the printed magazine
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Moonwave – Torqeedo talking about our new system

Check out the recent article about Moonwave by Torqeedo: Silent and sustainable – Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system optimizes luxury catamarans [click on the link] It also comes with a video:  
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Moonwave – Electric Installation – no rocket science

The work for the new daggerboards [Moonwave – New Daggerboards] and the new Torqeedo Saildrives [Moonwave – Deep Blue Hybrid System] required structural carbon work on the hulls, with lots of carbon dust… As electrical and electronics equipment don’t like carbon dust at al
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