Das Rennen für die Ozeane / Race for the Ocean

Eine nachhaltige Bewegung – Mini 6.5 Regatta Segelboot / A sustainable Movement – the circular Sailingboot Mini 6.5

Maxi Alexandra Bücker

Juli / July - 2021

Hochschule Hannover

Bachelor of Arts


Why? In order to achieve climate goals and protect the environment, sustainability must be given a central role in research and development. The regatta sport has the potential to become an active promoter of this development. How? Through sustainable racing sailboats, promoted by a change in the Reglement of class Mini, sustainability will becomes a necessary, challenging and exciting goal. What? The Mini 1027 - a recyclable racing sailboat boat, with sustainable material concept of flax fabric and a thermoplastic resin, a multifunctional open frame structure and a biocide-free antifouling, without sacrificing performance and capability. At 6.5 meters long, by 3 meters wide and 1.60 meters draft and 11 meters mast height, it complies with the Class Mini regulations.