Gallery: Carbon Fiber Hybrid Yacht is Decked Out With Wind Turbines

 

International Battery has joined forces with Electric Marine Propulsion to create a yacht that not only runs on electric batteries, but charges them using wind energy — even when the sails are down. The 60-foot catamaran, dubbed the Tang, is an impressive feat of engineering. Not only is it emission-free, made from carbon fiber and a ‘hybrid’, but the yahct boasts twin E motion 18-kilowatt permanent-magnet motors powered by a 144-volt lithium ion battery pack.

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