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International Windship Association | February 22, 2019

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SkySails – IWSA Supporter

March 9, 2015 |

SkySails GmbH is the market and technology leader in the field of automated towing kite systems. Some 40 employees representing a wide range of disciplines and specialties – from aerospace engineers, to software developers, shipbuilders, management professionals … Read More

Crain Technologies – IWSA Member

March 4, 2015 |

CRAIN Technologies is a R&D organization dedicated to sailing technologies and low emission propelling. After having carried out many developments and research on sailing boats like sail cutting software, VPP, CFD, America’s Cup design..CRAIN has been developing … Read More

Does Wind Help?

March 3, 2015 |

The use of wind propulsion in modern commercial shipping covers a wide spectrum – from wind-assisted motor vessels, where auxiliary propulsion is provided by wind to purely wind ships with or without auxiliary via sailing-hybrid ships where primary propulsion is … Read More

What is the Regulator Doing?

March 3, 2015 |

The exhaust gases emitted by ship diesel engines, contain a variety of substances. For international regulation the most important substances are sulphur oxides (SOx, caused by the sulphur contents in fuel), nitrous oxides (NOx), carbon dioxide (CO2) and particulate matter … Read More

Does It Pollute?

March 3, 2015 |

Currently, the most official/authoritative emissions numbers are from the Third IMO Greenhouse Gas Study 2014.

IMO Executive Summary IMO Full Report

The shipping industry has been mandated to invest in increased fleet efficiency via EEDI, however ‘slow steaming’ has been … Read More

Modern Merchant Sailing Vessel – IWSA Member

March 3, 2015 |

IWSA Member

Modern Merchant Sailing Vessel: – Since the early Eighties Capt. Hartmut B. Schwarz developed the innovative idea of DynaRig by Wilhelm Prölss and constructed the Pinta-Rig – named after the first modern technology passenger sailing … Read More

Sea-Change Sailing Trust – IWSA Supporter

January 27, 2015 |

Sea-Change exists to work with young people including those who are challenged by traditional educational settings, experiencing social exclusion or at risk of offending.

IWSA Supporter

– The charity is a RYA Training Centre, RYA Sailability Foundation … Read More

Neoline – IWSA Member

January 19, 2015 |

The Neoline project was initiated by a multidisciplinary group of French Merchant Navy professionals who set up a common work structure – the Neoline Association –. Neoline aims to promote the novel and ambitious idea of planning, … Read More

One Sails – IWSA Member

December 19, 2014 |

OneSails are at the forefront of the development of sail technology. Our unique 4T Forte sails are our latest cutting edge products. They combine stunning structural performance with a significant reduction in CHG emissions in production compared … Read More

Wind+Wing Technologies – IWSA Member

November 20, 2014 |

IWSA Member

Wind+Wing Technologies was formed to harness the power of wind in order to improve the efficiency and reduce emissions of passenger ferries specifically. After 23+ years designing and operating USCG certified sailing catamarans on the … Read More