Sailboats So Green You'll Want to Quit Your Job and Sail Around the World (Slideshow)

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Sailing is one of the world's oldest -- and greenest -- forms of transportation, but adding a motor or using synthetic materials to build your ship can negate the environmental benefits of natural wind power. These catamarans, sailboats, and yachts -- made of wood and recycled materials, outfitted with solar panels, and including plenty of luxury touches -- are setting a new standard in green boating.

Sailboats So Green You'll Want to Quit Your Job and Sail Around the World Slideshow

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