Solar sailing Super green yachts from sydney
Ultralight Yachts with "solar wing sails" for cruising speed
Your "sailing wing" produces electricity for the hybrid power train. The sail gets you on the move, while small electric motors do the correction . Leader is Sydney. More conservative but important AbuDhabiMar yacht integrates first time recycled steel structures (not melted) from older ships in the design. More green Yachts: Monaco yacht show 2008 - EcoTalk Hydrogen video
SOLAR SAILOR Inc. Sydney
Sydney-based technology company Solar Sailor is working on a "solar sail" which could act as both a sail and a solar power source to all sorts of large vessels.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's Super Yacht fuel guzzler
Super-yachts owned by billionaires like Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen are currently among the biggest fuel guzzlers on the planet.
Some of the ocean-going beasts like Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's "Dubai," the biggest private super-yacht in the world, are over 150 meters long and contain features like aircraft hangars, movie theaters, Jacuzzis, and swimming pools.
All of these features sap incredible amounts of energy.
Fuel consumption estimates on super-yachts have ranged up to one liter of fuel per second when traveling at high power.