Earthrace Sets Records

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: • References: superyachttimes
Despite being threatened by pirates and having almost been sunk by submerged logs, the Earthrace biodiesel trimaran (powered by recycled human fat) made the fastest trip around the world. This knocks 14 days off the previous record.

Earthrace's four-man crew set out to prove that biodiesel is a viable alternative and dependable fuel. The challenge began April 27 and because of a malfunction, the boat had no auto-pilot, requiring it to be steered all throughout the journey.

Below is our initial coverage.

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