Sponsored by CompoTech, Sailrocket is the boat that is aiming to get the world record for the fastest sailing boat. .....And on 7th December, they succeeded, but had a spectacular accident on the next run.
CompoTech’s Graphite fibre composites technology allows a 3.2m cutting width of the Esko’s Kongsberg C cutting table. The composite traverse beam is long enough to allow todays large format printing size without compromising on performance.
CompoTech has been working with Czech Formula motor racing to produce a monocoque chasis for the race car. The resulting shell, made from a single AFL process, has much higher torsional stiffness than previous shell, laminated and assembled from various pieces.