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Spindrift Immersion s'installe à Vannes

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Until Saturday 31 Mar
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Address Esplanade du Port 56000 Vannes
Follow the race in real time! On stand-by since the beginning of November, the Spindrift racing team scrutinizes the weather daily to plan a start on the Jules Verne Trophy, the mythical record around the world between the three caps (Bonne Espérance, Leeuwin and Horn), crewed without stopover and without assistance. To share this adventure with the public, the event organization Spindrift Immersion settles on the port of Vannes from Wednesday, December 13th. A SPACE FOR THE PUBLIC Located on the docks in the immediate vicinity of the Tourist Office, this new space will offer the public to learn more about the preparation of the team for his attempt on the Jules Verne Trophy this winter. History and history of this mythical record, meteorological phenomena encountered, technical issues and life on board will be presented so that all, children and adults, can discover behind the scenes of this demanding challenge and this exceptional human adventure. In addition, everyone can board virtually Spindrift 2, the largest oceanic trimaran in the world, through 360 ° videos immersing the viewer with the crew during sea voyages. Guaranteed sensations! Once the maxi-trimaran launched around the world, space Spindrift Immersion will act as a control tower allowing the public to exchange with the team and follow the current attempt through an interactive screen broadcasting the logbook , photos and videos on board, as well as a map with the boat data in real time. SPACE FOR SCHOOLS As part of the Spindrift for Schools program, this space will also be used to welcome schools, activity centers, sailing clubs or any other structure wishing to share this adventure with children through fun workshops. and pedagogical led by the team. For more information about this and to organize possible group visits, teachers, facilitators or supervisors can already tell us their interest: education (at) And for those who wish to keep a souvenir of their passage and encourage the team, a corner shop will offer the entire official Spindrift racing collection already available on the online store
Until Sat 31 Mar 2018
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