Sail Powered Shipping Makes a Tentative Come Back

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From sail-powered cargo ships to kite-powered freighters, there have been some promising signs of wind-power returning to international shipping. The Tres Hombres is a wind-powered ship providing a freight service between continental Europe, the UK and the Americas. Rob Hopkins of the Transition Movement has just recorded a podcast on the reintroduction of sail-powered shipping and the work of Tres Hombres.

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