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July 23rd 2011: Protei 005.6 testing

July 23rd 2011: Protei 005.6 testing

On Saturday July 23rd, the Protei team after working hard all night at the workspace, carried Protei 005.6 to the dock of De Kaag sailing school. There, they threw the model into the lake in order to test its behavior on the water.

Protei 005.6 on the water!

Protei 005.6 on the water!

The Protei team on the dock of De Kaag sailing academy and the water enthusiast Roberto Melendez, protei team member in the sea, were testing the mast and the body of the ship as well as its behavior on the water with 4 to 5 power wind. It proved to ...

Protei 005.6 testing: preparation

Protei 005.6 testing: preparation

On Saturday July 23rd, the Protei team carried Protei 005.6 to the Kaag for the testing. On the dock of the De Kaag sailing school the team did the final tuning. As Protei would be inflatable, the team had to blow air into plastic bags that would ...

Protei 005.6 before testing

Protei 005.6 before testing

Protei 005.6 on the dock before the testing. All the preparations are almost done and what's left is for the Protei team to do is to actually throw it on the water!

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