Understanding technology onboard Hugo Boss

Alex Thomson talks through the technology onboard Hugo Boss from Nokia Bell Labs and how the boat is connected via a high performance network.

“Offshore sailing and single handed sailing is a huge technology sport,” Thomson says. “Partnering with Nokia Bell Labs is a real boom for our team.”

The partnership came about as both Thomson and Nokia understood new technology needed to be added to IMOCA class. The focus on the development is how the man interacts with the machine, and the future of technology, with an eye on winning the Vendée Globe.

Spotlight Job

Technical key account manager

Welwyn Garden City (hybrid)

Specialty chemicals company Sika is looking for a technical key account manager to drive business growth and foster strong relationships with key accounts within the marine sector.

Full job description »

Comments are closed.

This article was written and/or edited by the UK-based MIN team.

Skip to content