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7 Jul 2017

Safehaven Marine Speedboat Achieves New World Record

Safehaven Marine has achieved a new world record with its Cork-built speed boat Thunder Child.
 

Safehaven Marine has achieved a new world record with its speed boat Thunder Child in circumnavigating the entire island of Ireland taking in another island on the way – Rockall – which lies almost 500km northwest of Ireland. The boat succeeded in travelling 2,069km in 34 hours, one minute and 47 seconds.

The Thunder Child boat, which was built in Cork, was supplemented on its voyage with a range technology from other Irish companies technology including SafeTrx technology by 8 West Consulting, DroneSAR, VT Networks, Handsel trackers, D4H, Thurata telecom, Capturs and YB Tracking.  

 Read the full story here on Silicon Republic.