20
July
2015

HYDROCONTEST 2015: and the winners are...
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The 2nd edition of the international student challenge on innovation at the service of nautical and maritime energy efficiency has come to an end yesterday in Lausanne, Switzerland. Optimal and extreme weather were present throughout the competition, with clement blue skies for those spending the week on the banks of Lake Geneva, along with temperatures rising to heatwave level, causing equipment and teams to suffer.  

13
July
2015

HYDROCONTEST: DESIGNING TOMORROW'S BOATS
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The starting horn has sounded on the second HYDROCONTEST. The 16 international teams of future engineers are set to enter the final phase of this globally unique competition with boat prototypes they have spent months designing. Their innovative, high-performance and ever more efficient hydrofoils have converged on the competition village at Pyramides de Vidy, Lausanne for the week-long event culminating on 19 July. 

26
June
2015

8 teams to compete in the LITTLECUP 2015
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In September the south-western tip of Lake Geneva formed by the Petit Lac will be turned into the playground of 8 international teams’ flying boats and the perfect scene for spectacular races that will decide the LITTLECUP champion of this 27th edition.

26
May
2015

Sailors set sights on Zurich speed record and the LITTLECUP championship in Geneva
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Landlocked Switzerland hosts one of the most prestigious sailing championships in September when teams from all over the world compete in the 27th edition of the International C Class championship, known as the LITTLECUP. Ahead of the event, Swiss flying catamaran Hydros.ch, sharing many of the same technologies, will attempt to break its own Lake Zurich speed record.

24
April
2015

Hydros Foundation at the Geneva Book Fair

 

At the 29th Geneva Book and Press Fair, Hydros Foundation will present a preview of its first book, The Exceptional History of the Little Cup, and invite you to experience the legendary LITTLECUP race in Geneva next September.