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Wave powered boat...(has sails too)

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Sailor ends 4,800-mile wave-powered trip - Green Machines - MSNBC.com

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I started a thread on this, I think 2 weeks ago. No one seemed interested at the time.

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I started a thread on this, I think 2 weeks ago. No one seemed interested at the time.

I'm very interrested but the 1.5 knots speed makes it a little less than exciting.
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The Suntory Wave powered boat has been posted about in five or six threads at this point... it is of some interest...but not a lot, due to the strangeness of the boat and how slow it is.

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