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  • Artemis 72 Launch and Christening



    The wing was inserted and the boat christened today in Alameda...

    It was a long tiresome day for the Artemis team, one which began before dawn. The hull moved to waters
    edge in the darkness and loaded via crane slowly as the sun began to rise. By noon, the wing was attached
    to the hull for the 1st time and the shore crew and tech team assured all was well for the Christening ceremony.

    It was a brief, diligent affair with member of the Artemis Team in attendance, many children running about as parents
    kept a watchful eye. The would be no smashing of a champagne bottle, no sir, after what has transpired in recent weeks,
    shaking the bottle and spritzing the starboard hull would suffice just fine, thank you very much!




    The crew will be testing the functions of all the operating system with a fine tooth comb before the big red machine takes her 1st sail on San Francisco Bay...but with weather systems headed towards the Northenr California area by mid week, the hope would be sooner rather than! later!

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