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

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

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