Last April, the yacht was ferried to Brest (France), its new home port. 6 months of repairs are scheduled to completely rebuild it in aluminum: overhauling the rigging, water outlets, pressure washing, new paint, setting up a dedicated laboratory for onboard scientists, interior work to accomodate a 6-7 person crewmade upof sailors, enigineers, scientists and a media specialist. The work was completed by local businesses.
A unique platform
Blue Observer relies on a dependable vessel to complete its carbon-free oceanography missions. The custom equipment and hardware and technological innovations, set up and approved by scientists, make it a one-of-a-kind platform on the international market.