Biodiesel-powered Earthrace boat ready to try circumnavigation again
In addition, Stuff.co.nz says that skipper Pete Bethune said he is fully aware of the recent spate of bad news regarding biofuels and said, "We spend almost as much time highlighting the negative aspects of biofuels." The team's first crack at sailing around the world on biodiesel ended in defeat almost exactly a year ago (April 30) following a number of setbacks and one deadly accident. Here's hoping the new attempt sees better luck.
[Source: Motor Boats Monthly, Stuff.co.nz]
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