Chartwell designs floating research classroom


A new Chartwell Marine hybrid research catamaran is set to be a floating classroom in Vermont

Chartwell Marine has designed a hybrid research catamaran for the University of Vermont in the US.

Built in collaboration with the university and New York-based Derecktor Shipyards, the R/V Marcelle Melosira will serve as a floating classroom and laboratory on Lake Champlain, providing hands-on educational programmes.

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