Sailrocket 2 Launched

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Sailrocket 2 Launched


After breifly becoming the fastest sailing vessel in the world and his spectacular crash at the end of 2008 Paul Larson and the Vestas Sailrocket team went back to the drawing board determined to take speed sailing to the next level. 

In 2010 the next generation Sailrocket was built at Vestas' facility in East Cowes, Isle of Wight.  CompoTech has continued to support the Vestas Sailrocket team providing structrual tubes for the solid wingsail.  When Sailrocket 2 was launched in March the Some of the Compotech team were present to see it unveiled and watched it craned into the water for the first time.

For further information see previous article Sailrocket goes ballistic or go to

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