Swiss Ocean Tech

Swiss Ocean Tech Wins the INNOVATION WORLD CUP® in the Mobility category at Hannover Messe

Innovation World Cup

Swiss Ocean Tech wins with their AnchorGuardian® solution the 14th Innovation World Cup® at Hannover Messe, the world’s leading fair in industrial transformation.    The Swiss Ocean Tech team is very proud to have won this competitive award.  The expert jury announced the World’s Top Techpreneurs 2023 during the Hannover Messe and based their decisions on the […]

Anchor Chains Break…But that doesn’t mean our vessels have to as well


When the superyacht Nakoa broke loose from its moorings Feb. 19, the crew could not react fast enough to thwart disaster. Now Nakoa lies at the bottom of the sea but only after first damaging coral rock and the protected coastal area of the Honolulu Bay. Managing risk is all about being prepared for the […]

It is a special day – we have a birthday to celebrate

Happy Birthday Swiss Ocean Tech!You just made it to 3 and we couldn’t be prouder. We figure the best way to celebrate is by drawing attention to seagrass. Why seagrass? For 2 very good reasons: 1. Seagrass and anchoring are intricately entwined, so it makes sense for us to focus on it. 2. March is […]

Meet Thomas Burch – Founder Interview Series 6/6

Thomas Burch

January 26, 2023  “My whole career has been focused on fusing bright ideas from brilliant people to create world-class technologies.” says Thomas (Thomi) Burch, Head of Research & Development and co-founder of Swiss Ocean Tech (SOC). If ever there has been a straight line along a career path, then Thomi’s professional life provides the perfect […]

Swiss Ocean Tech closes Pre-Series A Financing Round of CHF1’500’000

Bremgarten, 18 October 2022 – Swiss Ocean Tech, the Swiss start-up bringing safety to anchoring, successfully closed its Pre-Series A financing round of MCHF 1,5. Swiss Ocean Tech will use the funds to focus on industrialisation and bringing AnchorGuardian to market in 2023. Swiss Ocean Tech has successfully closed its Pre-Series A financing round of […]

Meet Suzy Chisholm – Founder Interview Series 5/6


“There is something soothing about being next to open water. I am always drawn to it, no matter where I go. I’ll sit down along the shoreline and look out over the vast landscape of blue. My systems slow down, calmness overcomes me – I guess you could say, it makes me happy”, says Suzy […]

Swiss Ocean Tech & SAIM Marine of the SAIM Group Announce Their Strategic Partnership Today


Bremgarten & Milano, September 28, 2022:  Swiss Ocean Tech (SOC), a start-up bringing safe anchoring to sailor, ship and sea and SAIM Marine, distributor and manufacturer of high-tech equipment, announce their joint partnership today. The partnership involves an investment to further develop the AnchorGuardian technology as well as assigning SAIM sole rights for distribution of […]

How to Rethink The Art of Anchoring: Safety, Environmental Challenges and Solutions


Sailors have been anchoring the same way for centuries. Interestingly, the process hasn’t really changed much over that time. But with the industry seeking smarter, safer and more sustainable ways to support its lifestyle, anchoring is slowly beginning to catch attention and there is change on the horizon.   Needless to say, we at Swiss […]