We’re big fans of renewable energy, and love what companies like Tesla has achieved lately, but this one has us scratching our heads. While we like the idea of what this this catamaran is trying to accomplish, we can’t ignore the fact that zero emission boats have been around for centuries, and they are called sailboats.
Does this ship really offer any major advantage than a regular sailboat with a couple solar panels, or does the cost of it’s panels and batteries outweigh any small fuel consumption of a regular motor that gets occasionally used on a sailboat? You decide:
Or does the Navy have cooler tech?