The technology of the America's Cup and the giant Ultime Class trimarans, accessible to all.

30/11/15
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Like the transfer of technology from Formula 1 to our personal cars, Matthieu Robert and David Cesari, founders of the Madintec start-up, are taking on the challenge of democratising access to high-level electronics for regattas and ocean racing.

A perfect wind from the America's Cup

The result of more than three years of collaboration, the Madintec and Bravo Systems (three-time America's Cup winners) teams have developed a computer capable of providing near perfect wind. How? Linked to sensors from the aeronautics industry, the Bravo4 computer processes 2000 variables 50 times a second. It refines and deconstructs the wind and the speed of the boat according to its movements to a hundredth of a degree. Bravo4 thus provides sportsmen and women with reliable, high-quality information to help them make decisions. In addition, the data from the computer helps to significantly improve the quality of the automatic steering that is essential for the new hydrofoil sailboats.

Free electronics

This electronics stands out from the competition by its ability to connect to most sensors and displays on the market. The idea is simple: to allow total compatibility in order to benefit from the best equipment, whatever its origin. Mad about technology, the Madintec team also develops solutions based on consumer products available on smartphones and connected watches. High-level electronics has never been so accessible!

Experienced and validated by champions

Since 2013, Madintec has been equipping Jérémie Beyou, three-time winner of the Figaro, with its Bravo calculator on board the IMOCA "Maître Coq", which will be taking part in the next Vendée Globe. Several other yachts are now equipped, notably in the Ultime Class of giant trimarans with the first two in the last Transat Jacques Vabre: François Gabart's trimaran "Macif" and Thomas Coville's "Sodebo".  

Madintec's strategy in 2016 is to extend its solutions to all sailors, particularly Class40 and Mini 6.50 sailors. In full development, the company is planning to raise funds as well as a participative financing campaign.

Come and meet us at the Nautic in Paris.

Do not hesitate to contact us for a presentation. We will be present from the 4th to the 7th of December 2015 at the Nautic. Please use the form on the "Contact us" page.

See you soon.

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