2016  Finalist

Zephyr & Borée



The transport sector is the third largest source of CO2 emissions. Shipping alone emits 4.5 times France’s total emissions. In order for the energy transition to happen, maritime transport will have to be “reviewed” as there is currently no alternative to transporting good sustainably. In this context Zephyr & Borée is currently building and developing the first modern sailing freighter which will utilise wind energy to offer an efficient, economic and ecological solution. This project is being led by a marine officer, a business developer and a naval architect.